GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — A Long Island man has been arrested and charged after fatally striking a pedestrian in the late hours of Friday night, Nassau County police said.
The incident took place at around 11:45 p.m. Friday. Steven Moscatiello, 20, was driving a gray 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on Jericho Turnpike at the intersection of Cherry Lane when he struck a pedestrian.
The victim, a 50-year-old man from Huntington Station, was pronounced dead on the scene at 12:51 a.m.
Moscatiello has been charged with second degree vehicular manslaughter and a DWI. He will be arraigned in district court Saturday. The investigation is still ongoing.