Man Struck and Killed on County Road 39

Update: 11:34 a.m.: Police have identified the man struck and killed on County Road 39 in Southampton early Thursday as Joseph Lynn McAlla of Clifford, Penn. Mr. McAlla was making a delivery to Southampton Masonry and stepped from his vehicle and was hit by a passing vehicle that left the scene, police said.

The road was reopened to traffic after an investigation.

 

Original report: County Road 39 in Southampton remained closed on Thursday morning after a Pennsylvania man was struck and killed at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Southampton Town police said that the man, 63, whose name they did not release pending notification of his family, had been making a delivery to a business when he was hit by a passing vehicle.

County Road 39 was shut between Tuckhoe and Shrubland Roads for an investigation. Police asked motorists to avoid the area. Some morning trips on the Hampton Jitney bus line were canceled.

Southampton Town police have asked any witnesses to phone them at 631-702-2230.