Police seeking driver in fatal Brentwood hit-and-run

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UPDATE 11/13/17: Police say they are looking for a 1998-2002 red, burgundy or maroon Toyota Corolla in connection to the incident.

A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Brentwood early Sunday morning, and a search is now underway for the driver.

Police say 26-year-old Luis Felix Gomez-Cuji was crossing Suffolk Avenue near Eastern Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver fled the scene.

Gomez-Cuji, of Bay Shore, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe the vehicle was a red- or burgundy-colored sedan. The car may have damage to its driver's side.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Unit at 631-852-6555 or anonymously Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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