A Dix Hills teen was arrested Thursday in the hit and run death of a pedestrian in Greenlawn, Suffolk County police said.
Sair Rodriguez, 32, of Greenlawn was walking on the southbound shoulder of Broadway at the intersection of Legacy Court when he was struck by a vehicle southbound on Broadway in Huntington that then fled the scene.
Veronica Borraci, 17, of Dix Hills was arrested a few hours later and charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. She will held at the Second Precinct station and arraigned Friday at First District Court in Central Islip.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
The teen graduated from Commack High School a few weeks ago and was making plans for college. In December, she posted a video to Youtube for a Science Ambassador Scholarship.