For Immediate Release
Sunday, November 05, 2017
Incident: Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash
Location: Suffolk Avenue, just west of Eastern Avenue, Brentwood, New York
Date/Time: Sunday, November 5, 2017 at approximately 3:20 a.m

Suffolk County Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Brentwood early this morning.


Luis Felix Gomez-Cuji was crossing Suffolk Avenue, just west of Eastern Avenue, when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. A passing motorist found Gomez-Cuji lying in the roadway and called 911 at approximately 3:20 a.m.


Gomez-Cuji, 26, of 61 Brook St., Bay Shore, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.


Detectives believe the vehicle that struck Gomez-Cuji was either a red- or burgundy-colored sedan, possibly with damage on the driver’s side.


Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Unit at 631-852-6555 or anonymously Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Authority: Timothy D. Sini, Commissioner 17-649326
Suffolk County Police Department

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