CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Thomas Costa

Karen Benjamin was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while jogging in Mount Sinai in June 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Nixes Plea Deal In Fatal Hit-And-Run On Long Island

A suspect in a deadly hit-and-run case on Long Island headed to court Monday thinking his plea deal was a done deal. But the judge shocked everyone by refusing to sentence the suspect.

01/13/2014

Karen Benjamin died a month after she was hit by a hit-and-run driver in Mount Sinai, Long Island. (credit: handout)

Family Of L.I. Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash Shaken In Court

Karen Benjamin, 56, was struck by a BMW as she was jogging in Mount Sinai on June 23. She suffered a severe head injury and remained comatose until she died a month later.

07/31/2013