Hit-and-run survivor shares story to inspire Mattituck students

Robert Aliano shared his near-death experience with students at Mattituck High School to let them know to never give up.

Robert Aliano shared his near-death experience with students

Robert Aliano shared his near-death experience with students at Mattituck High School to let them know to never give up. (October 11, 2016 6:02 PM)

A hit-and-run survivor from Miller Place shared his near-death experience Tuesday with students at Mattituck High School to inspire them to never give up.

Robert Aliano almost died in 2008 when he was mowed down by a hit-and-run driver while walking home after a night of drinking. Aliano was a senior at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut at the time of the crash.

Aliano's mother, Lori,...

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