Car kills pedestrian on Front Street


A pedestrian died while crossing a street in Hempstead on Saturday night.

The man — said to be about 30 years old — was crossing at Front Street near Villa Court at about 10:30 p.m., when he was hit by a 2004 Chevrolet Impala heading toward Peninsula Boulevard.

The man sustained serious injuries, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 56-year-old man who was driving the Impala remained at the scene, but his car was impounded for a brake and safety check.

The investigation from the Nassau County Police Department is ongoing.