State Police Troop "L" are Investigating a Fatal Pedestrian Collision on the Southern State Parkway East of Franklin Avenue


Major David C. Candelaria

Troop L Commander



The New York State Police are investigating a one-car fatal pedestrian collision which occurred, early this morning, at 12:29 a. m. on the Southern State Parkway east of Franklin Avenue.  Preliminary investigation revealed that the collision occurred when a 2006 Infiniti M45 traveling eastbound struck a pedestrian, Joseph Saganek, 43 years old, of Elmont, NY, whom was standing in the roadway.  Mr. Saganek was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and the State Police are requesting that anyone who may have information concerning this incident to call (631) 756-3300.