Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 52-year-old man was fatally struck by a tractor trailer while walking along the Long Island Expressway in his hometown of Melville on Wednesday night.Suffolk County police said Stephen Puleo was walking westbound west of Exit 49 when he was hit by a U.S. Postal Service truck at 10:30 p.m.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver, 62-year-old Russell A. Davenport of Northport Davenport, was not injured.A safety check of the tractor trailer was conducted at the scene.Second Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-854-8252. All calls will be kept confidential.
A father of four will spend four years without his children after he was on Monday jailed for the said period by city Magistrate Judy Latchman.Kevin Clark, 34, was also fined $30,000 when he admitted to having 184 grams of cannabis in his possession for the purpose of trafficking.The defendant reportedly turned up at the Brickdam Police Station after ranks from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) swooped down at his Lot 135 King Edwards Street, Albouystown home and found the narcotics hidden in a barrel in the premises.The ranks were told by Clark’s step-daughter that the drug belonged to him. The man was not at home at the time of the search.After reporting to the Police Station, Clark told the ranks that he was selling the drug as he lost his job as a security guard and needed to provide for his family.