Police: L.I. Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run
TERRYVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police on Long Island have arrested an alleged hit-and-run driver who they said struck and killed a man riding his bicycle.
It happened around 9:15 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Route 112 and Nesconset Highway in Terryville.
Suffolk County police said 51-year-old Bradford Packer was hit by a light-colored Hyundai sedan, which is believed to now have significant front-end damage.
On Friday afternoon, Suffolk police announced the arrest of Janice Montalvo, 54, of Centereach.
She was charged with leaving the scene of an incident involving a fatality and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Investigators said Montalvo took off, heading westbound on Nesconset Highway.
Packer was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 631-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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