NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident on Friday night on Long Island.
Officials said the male victim was crossing Sunrise Highway in Bellmore when a small, dark-colored vehicle traveling eastbound struck the man at 9:20 p.m.
A fire department ambulance transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:05 p.m.
The vehicle fled the scene, and police said it should have extensive front end damage.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.