Police identify man killed in Patchogue hit-and-run
Police have identified the man
killed in a hit-and-run in Patchogue Sunday morning as 32-year-old Marco
Suffolk police say
it happened just before 4 a.m. as Castro was walking north on Ocean Avenue near
Family members say
he has lived on the island for 15 years and worked in construction.
They say they don't know why he was out at that hour, but that
Saturday was his 32nd birthday.
Castro was walking in the street because some sidewalks in the area were not
cleared of snow.
Carrie Davis, who
lives across from the accident scene, says her security cameras didn't catch
the crash. She adds a street light in the area was out and speeding cars may
not have seen the man.
members mourn, they hope detectives can find the driver who did this to
hopefully bring them to justice.
police are asking the public with any information to call 1-800-222-TIPS.