SOUTH FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A teen is dead after police say he was hit by a car while walking along the Bethpage State Parkway on Long Island over the weekend.
State police say John Ortiz, 16, was struck by a vehicle just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday in South Farmingdale. Investigators say Ortiz was seen by witnesses walking with a 17-year-old boy in the roadway prior to the crash.READ MORE: Jokic, Rivers Team Up To Help Nuggets Top Nets
Authorities say the operator of the car that hit Ortiz didn’t seem him. Ortiz was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The other teenager wasn’t hurt.
The person behind the wheel of the vehicle remained at the scene.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/27 Thursday Morning Forecast
No charges have been filed.
The crash remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Four Reach 20 Points In Heat's Win Over Knicks
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