Police: Mastic man involved in fatal hit-and-run arrested
Police arrested a 29-year-old Mastic man Saturday in connection to a hit-and-run in Patchogue that killed a pedestrian.
Suffolk police say 25-year-old Luke Figas was trying to cross Sunrise Highway just west of Route 112 around 3 a.m.
Authorities say he was then struck by three separate vehicles. They say two vehicles stayed on the scene and one fled.
Eduardo Aponte, 29, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. He is scheduled to be arraigned Sunday in Central Islip.