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Cops Search for Driver in Fatal Hit & Run Crash

Cops Search for Driver in Fatal Hit & Run Crash

Setauket - (WALK) Suffolk police ask our help in tracking down the driver responsible for a fatal hit and run crash early Friday in Setauket.

Police also seek help in identifying the victim, a male pedestrian struck while walking along Ridgeway Avenue. The victim's body was reportedly discovered by utility truck driver in the westbound side of Ridgeway shortly before 1:30 a.m. Police say it's possible the driver is unaware of the fatal crash.

The victim is described as a man, possibly in his 40's, who was wearing a white T-shirt, and using light-blue earbud headphones.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to call the Suffolk police Vehicular Crimes Unit: 631-852-6555, or the confidential Crime Stoppers tips line: 800-220-TIPS.  Information leading to a conviction earns a cash reward. 


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