Driver gets 2-6 years in fatal Fort Salonga hit-and-run

A Northport man was sentenced today to two to six years for a fatal hit-and-run in Fort Salonga last year.

John Pappias is expected to get up to seven years in prison for leaving the scene of the crash.

John Pappias is expected to get up to seven years in prison for leaving the scene of the crash. (12/5/12)

NORTHPORT - A Northport man was sentenced today to two to six years for a fatal hit-and-run in Fort Salonga last year.

John Pappias left the scene of the crash that killed Victor Shultz, 49, of Massapequa Park. Schultz was doing roadwork on Route 25A in October of 2011 when he was killed.

Officials say Pappias fixed his front-end damage after the accident and kept his role in the death covered up for two-and-a-half months.

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