Parents of teen killed in hit-and-run demand justice

HEMPSTEAD - The parents of a teen killed by a hit-and-run driver last year are appealing for the public's help in tracking down a suspect.

Oscar Veliz, 16, was killed when a gold Toyota Camry struck him and left him to die on Clinton Avenue in Hempstead last Oct. 18.

Oscar Veliz's parents say they are heartbroken by the tragedy and want to track down the driver.

Mother wants son's death to give others new chance at lifeFamily makes plea to find driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

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