SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Jay Conte, of Commack, New York, has been identified as the pedestrian in a Monday fatal vehicle strike in Suffolk County.

Conte, 36, was fatally struck by a vehicle in Commack Monday night.


According to reports, a 31-year-old Commack woman was operating a 2020 Volkswagen Atlas on near Conte’s Shaker Ridge Lane home, when Conte was struck by the vehicle around 6:10 p.m. Monday.

Conte was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The driver was transported to an area hospital for evaluation.

The Volkswagen was impounded for a safety check.

Detectives are asking anyone with possible information on the collision to contact the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.


Geo quick facts: Suffolk County is a predominantly suburban county on Long Island and the easternmost county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 1,493,350, estimated to have decreased slightly to 1,481,093 in 2018, making it the fourth-most populous county in New York – Wikipedia.