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West Islip Man Struck, Killed on Sunrise Highway

Gregory Wilson identified by police as victim of early Saturday morning crash.

A West Islip man died after being struck by a pickup truck along Sunrise Highway early Saturday morning, police said.

The pedestrian, Gregory Wilson, 27, was hit by a 2004 Ford pickup truck driving in an eastbound just east of Udall Road at approximately 5 a.m., according to Suffolk County Police.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. The driver, Christopher Campoverde, 28, of Selden, was not injured.

No criminal charges have been filed in the fatal crash.

The investigation is ongoing, police said. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact the Third Squad at 631-854-8352.

Concerned Parent April 08, 2013 at 03:22 PM
For the love of god, when are they going to put additional traffic lights up!!!! how many more people have to die!!!
Franks and Beans April 08, 2013 at 03:50 PM
Calm down. Read the first paragraph again. It happened on Sunrise Hwy. Not Udall rd.
Eddy April 08, 2013 at 04:15 PM
Wonder why the poor guy was walking down sunrise hwy at 5 am
Liam Murphy April 08, 2013 at 05:06 PM
Because he was being responsible and wasn't drinking and driving!!! Accidents happen, RIP
Vicki April 08, 2013 at 11:19 PM
Our sincerest condolences to the Wilson family. The Luckmans
Halford April 08, 2013 at 11:41 PM
THANK YOU .......
Ultimate Conservative April 09, 2013 at 10:43 AM
This happened on the express portion of Sunrise Highway. Unfortunately, we could put traffic signals and stop signs everywhere and we will still have fatal accidents.
Vincent Alessi April 12, 2013 at 08:56 PM
@Liam Murphy You're absolutely right. Its terrible that sometimes when you do "the right thing" things like this happen. I graduated high school with his older sister. Just heartbreaking.

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