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Bellmore man killed crossing Sunrise Highway


A 60-year-old Bellmore man was struck by a car and killed Saturday night in Wantagh while he was crossing Sunrise Highway.

According to Nassau County police, Holario Perez was trying to cross south to north on the road at around midnight, when a westbound Chevrolet struck him. Perez suffered multiple injuries and was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.

All east and westbound lanes on Sunrise Highway in the area were closed during the investigation.

The 21-year-old driver remained at the scene, police said, and a brake test found that the car had adequate braking ability. Police are still investigating.