Pedestrian killed in Smithtown car crash

Pedestrian killed in Smithtown car crash

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Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a pedestrian in Smithtown on the morning of Dec. 5.

Gregg Mofle, of Smithtown, was driving a 2012 Chevrolet van west on Jericho Turnpike, near Wyandanch Boulevard, when he hit Vito Dispigna, of Shirley, who was standing in the right lane at approximately 5:45 a.m.

Dispigna, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Mofle, 47, was not injured.

The Chevrolet was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call theFourth Squad at 631-854-8452.