For Immediate Release
Tuesday, January 01, 2019
Incident: Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash
Location: In Front of 911 Lowell Avenue, north of Cypress Street, Central Islip
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at approximately 1:30 a.m

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


An unidentified male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle travelling northbound on Lowell Avenue, north of Cypress Street, at approximately 1:30 a.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.


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

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-25156
Suffolk County Police Department

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