SUV kills pedestrian on Oceanside Road


A 61-year-old man was killed Saturday after the driver of an SUV hit the sidewalk and crashed into a building on Oceanside Road.

Alonzo Holcombe of Roosevelt was walking near the Mount Sinai South Nassau Outpatient Dialysis Center at 3618 Oceanside Road just after 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, when police say a 2018 Ford Edge driven by a 67-year-old man hit him, and then the building.

The pedestrian suffered severe trauma, according to police, and was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No other injuries were reported, and the Nassau County Police Department has not identified the driver. It is not clear if he faces any charges, as the investigation continues.

This story has been updated 9/13, 11:50 p.m., to include the name of the victim.