Police Seeking Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives
are seeking  to identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Huntington Station earlier this month.

Amilar Velasquez was walking north on the shoulder of West Hills Road on May 5
at approximately 12:15 a.m. when he was struck by a dark-colored vehicle that fled the
scene. Velasquez was taken to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced
dead.

Detectives want to speak to the man pictured who was seen at a nearby establishment before the crash.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an
arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime
Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, utilizing a mobile app
which can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or
online at www.P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails will be kept confidential.

Update: Pedestrian Dies After Hit-and-Run

 

Woman Arrested in Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Commack

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