Police: Bicyclist fatally struck by hit-and-run driver

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EAST PATCHOGUE -

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in East Patchogue early Sunday morning.

Police say 30-year-old Alexis Velasquez was found on Montauk Highway near Gazzola Drive around 4:30 a.m. They say he died at the scene.

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Detectives are looking for a gray or silver Nissan SUV with front-end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6553.

 

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