For Immediate Release
Monday, September 03, 2018
Incident: Pedestrian Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: Randall Road approximately ½ mile north of Whiskey Road, Ridge
Date/Time: Monday, September 3, 2018 at approximately 4:35 p.

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


Reshma Cooke was driving her 2008 Nissan Sentra southbound on Randall Road, approximately ½ mile north of Whiskey Road, when her vehicle struck Robert Stroud who was walking northbound at approximately 4:35 p.m.


Stroud, 55, of Shoreham, was transported via Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Cooke, 35 of Shoreham remained at the scene and was uninjured.


The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-508917
Suffolk County Police Department

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