NORTH BAY SHORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island man was arrested Saturday for a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian crossing the street.

Suffolk County police charged Darwin Contreras, 30, with DWI and leaving the scene of an accident that killed Dany Ibarra, 38, of Bay Shore.

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It happened around 12:20 a.m. in front of 1724 Fifth Avenue in North Bay Shore.

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Police said Contreras, of Central Islip, was driving a 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee northbound when it struck Ibarra.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Contreras allegedly fled and was located shortly after.

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Police said Contreras will be held overnight. He is scheduled to be arraigned Sunday.

CBSNewYork Team