Friends Organize to Assist Family of Man Killed on Jericho Turnpike

A  fundraiser is set for Dec. 3 to assist the family of James Beck, who was killed Saturday nigh on Jericho Turnpiket.

Suffolk County police said that Beck, 57, was walking on Jericho Turnpike at  the Totten Avenue intersection when he was fatally struck by two cars.

The pancake fundraiser will be at Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church at 10 Pinetree Road in Huntington Station. There are two seatings: 9-10:30 a.m. and the other at 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The cost is $10  per person.  Cash will be accepted at the door or you can pay by Venmo  @TKGoodwin.

Additional donations or funds or gifrt cards will be accepted.

Girl Scouts of South Huntington are assisting the family as well by organizing a meal train. Karen Beck, his wife, is a Girl Scout leader and theirtwo daughters are Scouts.

Karen Beck is a member of the Huntington Town Democratic Committee, and was appointed by Town Councilwoman Joan Cergol to the Asian American Task Force.





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