Police: Hit-and-run driver struck woman helping dog in Bay Shore

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Police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who injured a woman that pulled over to help a dog in Bay Shore.

According to police, the incident happened on 5th Avenue near Inchcape Road just before 11 p.m. Monday.

Police say the 36-year-old woman stopped to help an injured dog, but was hit by a car after getting out of her car. The car never stopped.

The victim was taken to Southside Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The dog died at the scene.

Anyone with more information is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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