Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Crash

Montauk Highway and South 13th Street, Lindenhurst, New York on Monday, August 14, 2017 at approximately 12:20 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit Detectives are investigating a hit and run crash that killed a pedestrian in Lindenhurst early this morning.

First Precinct police officers responded to Montauk Highway and South 13th Street after a 911 caller reported a body in the roadway at approximately 12:20 a.m. Upon further investigation it was determined that the victim, Pauline Aluska, was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Aluska, 54, of Lindenhurst, was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, New York where she was pronounced dead.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the incident to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Case#: JM/0750

#17476971

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