Police: Cosmin Florea arrested for DWI, fatally striking Donald Mooney Jr. in Port Washington

A Baldwin man is accused of drunken driving, fatally running down a father and fleeing the scene. Police say Cosmin Florea struck and killed Donald

Police say Cosmin Florea struck and killed Donald

Police say Cosmin Florea struck and killed Donald Mooney Jr.while he was walking in Port Washington. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

WOODBURY - A Baldwin man is accused of drunken driving, fatally running down a father and fleeing the scene.

Police say Cosmin Florea struck and killed Donald Mooney Jr., of Lynbrook, as he was walking across Main Street in Port Washington Friday night.

Florea allegedly took off, but was arrested in Queens about an hour later.

Police say his car had damage to its windshield and front-end.

Mooney Jr. leaves behind a son and a daughter.

Florea was charged at Nassau County District Court in Hempstead with vehicular manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatality and DWI. His bail was set at $500,000.

Florea is due back in court later this month.

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