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Elderly man struck and killed near Union Turnpike

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GLEN OAKS — An 82-year-old man was struck and killed near Union Turnpike last week within the 105th Precinct, police said.

Police responded to calls of a pedestrian struck near 265-11 Union Turnpike Jan. 23 around 6 p.m., the NYPD said. When they arrived , officers found Louis Friend unconscious and unresponsive.

Emergency responders brought Friend to North Shore University-LIJ Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the NYPD said.

According to police, a 2003 Honda CRV was traveling westbound on Union Turnpike when it struck the pedestrian who was crossing from the south to the north side of the street. The driver remained at the scene.

No criminality was suspected and the investigation was ongoing, the NYPD said.

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