Pedestrian killed crossing Route 25A in Rocky Point

Pedestrian killed crossing Route 25A in Rocky Point

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Update, Oct. 12, 1 p.m.: Police have identified the pedestrian killed on Oct. 7 as 27-year-old Rocky Point resident Alejandro Chamale Cubule.

A pedestrian was killed in Rocky Point late Wednesday while attempting to cross a busy road in the dark.

The Suffolk County Police Department said the victim was trying to cross Route 25A just east of Rocky Point Road when he was hit by a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe. That car had been driving east on Route 25A.

The driver, a 27-year-old Rocky Point resident, stayed at the scene of the crash, which occurred just after 11:30 p.m., police said.

Police did not immediately identify the deceased, pending notification of his family.

The Hyundai was impounded for a safety check.

Detectives from the SCPD’s 7th Squad are investigating the crash. Anyone who may have witnessed it is asked to call them at 631-852-8752.