Mastic Man Seriously Injured in Hit and Run

MASTIC – Wood Avenue/ Sunday, November 16, 2014 at approximately 2 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a Mastic man Sunday morning.

Troy Castro, 26, was struck by an unknown vehicle while walking on Wood Avenue in Mastic at approximately 2 a.m.  Castro, of Woods Avenue, Mastic, was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital in East Patchogue and then transferred to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was in serious condition.

Detectives believe the vehicle that struck Castro may be a dark-colored sedan, possibly a Ford Fusion.

The investigation is continuing.  Detectives ask anyone with information regarding this crash to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  All calls will remain confidential.

Case Number: MK/1710