Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 57-year-old man was was struck and killed by a car while crossing a road in his hometown of Bay Shore on Wednesday night.Suffolk County police said John Green was crossing Fifth Avenue when he was hit by a southbound Hyundai Elantra near Brook Avenue at 8 p.m.The victim was taken to Southside Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.The unnamed driver and her passenger were not injured. Third Squad detectives impounded her vehicle for a safety check and are continuing the investigation.
@stephenasmith I encourage you to do your research before insulting my career. I know boxing isn’t your lane but if you are gonna talk about boxing please study and know what you are saying. https://t.co/xa4xSCZvBG— AndyRuizjr (@Andy_destroyer1) June 3, 2019The beauty of this explosion of social media followers is that they could now watch Ruiz grow in and out of the ring, as he’ll look to defend his newly won heavyweight titles and adjust to his newfound fame along the way.MORE: Watch the full replay of Andy Ruiz Jr.’s upset of Anthony Joshua on DAZNWith his undeniable boxing skills and likeable personality, expect Ruiz’s new foundation of social media followers to only grow between now and when he grants Joshua an anticipated championship rematch. Join DAZN and watch Gennadiy Golovkin vs. Steve Rolls on June 8The 29-year-old can now use his explosion of social media followers as the foundation for however he wants to brand himself to the masses, as they’re sure to follow his every move.Already, Ruiz’s social media followers have taken notice of him getting giddy over Snickers — his favorite treat — congratulating him over his victory. The newly minted heavyweight champion of the world responded by asking them to DM him.Send me a dm please. Let’s go snickers!!🥊 https://t.co/XFcVA8rRnY— AndyRuizjr (@Andy_destroyer1) June 3, 2019More than 16,000 people hit the like button on the tweet, many of them imploring Snickers to grant Ruiz’s wish and sponsor the heavyweight champ, as evidenced by this tweet from comedian Gabriel Iglesias.If @SNICKERS doesn’t give @Andy_destroyer1 the heavyweight champion of the world a commercial deal after his endorsement I will NEVER eat a snickers again. That’s at least 3% of ur profits 😜 Don’t risk it!!— Gabriel Iglesias (@fluffyguy) June 2, 2019Many of Ruiz’s new social media followers also took notice of the way he clapped back at ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith. Following Ruiz’s monumental upset, the ever-opinionated Smith took to his Twitter account to say Anthony Joshua got “TKO’d by Butter Bean,” referring to the former portly boxer known for his girth and heavy hands.OMG! OMG! I cannot believe this S$&@$! Anthony Joshua — holder of 3 belts, gets TKO’d by Butter Bean…….I mean some dude named Andy Ruiz JR. What a damn disgrace. Joshua looked completely gassed! More fatigued than hurt! Now how in the Hell did you let that happen? How?— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) June 2, 2019On Monday morning, Ruiz responded to Smith, firing off the following tweet: With his shocking seventh-round TKO of Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz Jr. left Madison Square Garden in New York City with four world heavyweight titles and some sudden, booming popularity on social media.Since pulling off one of the biggest upsets in boxing history on Saturday, the first Mexican heavyweight champion in the history of the sweet science has seen his social media followers balloon up to 758,000 on Instagram and 73,600 on Twitter as of Tuesday morning.