The westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway were closed for several hours on Wednesday afternoon following a serious motor vehicle accident. Nassau County Police say a 27 year old man who was working on the Expressway was struck by a westbound vehicle in Woodbury when he was exiting his truck, near exit 44, just after 12:20pm. Police say the victim suffered multiple trauma injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.
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