Former Huntington High Graduate Tragically Dies

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Patrick McCourt-HHS Yearbook 2006

Former Huntington High School Graduate, Patrick McCourt Tragically Died Saturday, September 17th, 2011. Patrick graduated from Huntington High School in 2006.  He played baseball, was Captain of the Fencing team, Performed in the Marching Band, and participated in various activities while attending Huntington High School. 

Patrick was walking on Veterans Memorial Highway at 5:30 am on Saturday.  He was hit by Jose Santos, who was driving a 2008 Nissan westbound, shortly thereafter he was hit by Mehmet Altun driving a 2001 Ford.

Police said Patrick was pronounced dead at the scene by an official from the Coroner’s Office.

Patrick graduated from George Washington University where he studied Civil Engineering.  Patrick  McCourt is survived by his parents, Patrick and Mary, two sisters, Kiera (HHS, ’04) and Meredith (HHS, ’10) and a brother, Michael (HHS, ’09).

Visiting hours will be held at A.L. Jacobsen Funeral Home, located at 1380 New York Avenue in Huntington Station on Monday and Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church in Centerport on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Cemetery.

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