Man Struck and Killed by Car on the Long Island Roadway


RIDGE, NY – A man was struck and killed by a car on Route 25, east of William Floyd Parkway, around 12:30 AM on Tuesday morning.

34-year-old Michael Leithe was driving his Kia Sorento on the busy Long Island thoroughfare when he struck a pedestrian walking in the roadway. The man, 46-year-old James Kearns, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident should call the Suffolk County Police Investigators at (631) 852-8752.

If you or someone you love has been injured by a moving vehicle, the New York pedestrian injury lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., would like to discuss your case with you. Contact us today for a free consultation, and to take the first step to securing the financial compensation you deserve.