Police Search For Driver In Fatal Hit-And-Run On Long Island

LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A hit-and-run crash killed an unidentified pedestrian in Lake Grove Sunday.

Suffolk County police said a man was standing in the turning lane on Middle Country Road at Hawkins Avenue at 1:40 a.m. when he was struck.

The victim, 49-year-old Brian Bianchi, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed this crash or have information about the identity of the victim to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

All calls will be kept confidential.

Do you consider where the victim was standing to be dangerous for pedestrians? Sound off in our comments section below…

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  • Chico

    Is there any truth to the rumor that police are questioning congressional candidate Randy Altschuler about this? He seems awfully cryptic about where he was last night.

  • badman

    long island is a hole

  • baageel boi

    Condolences to you and your family on your tragic loss. There are lots mean, internet brave jerkoffs out there. Don’t let them get to you.

  • Dane

    hey tuff guy who wrote that stupid ass comment.smarten up jack ass how stupid can you be,That was my uncle you jack ass not trash!So shut your damn mouth or i will moron!

    • Nick

      Eh, go play in the middle of the street.

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