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SUV Strikes Teen Crossing Jericho Turnpike

Whitman student, 17, injured in accident.

SUV Strikes Teen Crossing Jericho Turnpike
A teenager crossing West Jericho Turnpike was injured Tuesday night when he was struck by an SUV.

Suffolk County police said Wednesday that the teen, 17, was crossing from the south side of Jericho when he was hit by the 2001 Ford Expedition.

The accident occurred near 317 West Jericho Tpke., east of Oakwood Road. 

Police said the teenager, a Whitman student, was taken to Huntington Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was not charged.

No further information was immediately available.

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