Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Shirley yesterday.

Fred Mahnken, 79, of Shirley was crossing William Floyd Parkway, near Lawrence Road, when he was struck by a 1999 Oldsmobile that was traveling northbound at approximately 11:20 a.m.

Mahnken was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the Oldsmobile, Aniello Scotti, 94, of Shirley, was not injured.  His vehicle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about this crash to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.

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