Police: Man fatally struck in Central Islip hit-and-run

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A man was fatally struck in a hit-and-run Friday night in Central Islip, police say.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. on Hawthorne Avenue near Storey Avenue.

Police say an unknown vehicle struck 35-year-old Terrance Tuffini and then took off.

Tuffini was then hit by two others cars. The drivers of those two vehicles did stay on the scene.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Suffolk police are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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