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Fatal Hit & Run (Huntington Station)

CW# 24-182/EN

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man wanted for questioning in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred in Huntington Station earlier this month.


Amilar Velasquez was walking northbound on the shoulder of West Hills Road on May 5 at approximately 12:15 a.m. when he was struck by a dark-colored vehicle that fled the scene. Valasquez was transported to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Detectives want to speak to the man pictured who was seen at a nearby establishment prior to the crash.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about this incident can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential.


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