Police: Driver wanted for killing 2 pedestrians in Farmingville car crash
Police are searching for a driver accused of killing two pedestrians Friday in Farmingville.
Police say Ekrem Sahinbey Polat and Battal Koc were crossing Horseblock Road at around 11:20 p.m. when the vehicle crashed into them.
Polat, 27, of Middle Island, was pronounced dead at the scene. Koc, 38, of Bay Shore, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital and pronounced dead.
Officers say the vehicle that hit them was a light-colored SUV. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact police.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.