Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in North Patchogue last night.
A man was riding a bicycle on North Ocean Avenue, just north of Vehslage Street, when he was struck by northbound Nissan SUV driven by Ira Dunne at approximately 9 p.m. The man was then struck by a second vehicle that fled the scene.
The victim, who has not yet been identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Dunne, 42, of Selden, was not injured.
The Nissan was impounded for a check.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Major Case Unit 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.