NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in East Patchogue Sunday morning.
Suffolk County Police said 64-year-old Warren Karstendick was walking on the eastbound shoulder of Main Street when he was struck by a vehicle around 6:55 a.m.READ MORE: Manorhaven Gets Nassau County Funding For $6 Million Main Street Refurbishment
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Karstendick was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a 2002 to 2005 blue Ford Explorer with noticeable front-end damage, specifically to the hood and grill.MORE NEWS: 'Trees For Troops' Spreads Holiday Cheer To Brave Americans Stationed Overseas
Investigators are asking anyone with information on this hit-and-run to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6553 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls are confidential.