Melville Man Killed in Hit-and-Run

A Melville man was killed Monday night in a hit-and-run crash in Ronkonkoma.

Suffolk Police said that the victim, Robert Twiford, 61, was lying in the roadway of Exit 60E of the eastbound Long Island Expressway when he was struck by one or more vehicles, which left the scene.

Twiford was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where
he was pronounced dead.

The incident occurred about 8 p.m.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Major Case Unit detectives at at 631-852-6553 or Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

All calls will remain confidential.


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