Floral Park driver accused of running over man, leaving him to die

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A Floral Park driver will be in court today accused of running over a pedestrian and leaving him to die.

Police say Neptali Sanchez ran over the 64-year-old man on Columbia Street in Hempstead on March 3.

Investigators tell News 12 Sanchez was inside a store when the victim fell near his parked SUV.

Sanchez allegedly got back in his vehicle and drove over the man's body.

Police say he initially stopped, but then sped off from the scene.  

The 64-year-old died from his injuries.

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