Police searching for driver who fatally struck Joseph Santiago in Setauket

Police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Setauket. Authorities say 47-year-old Joseph Santiago was hit Friday at around 1:30 a.m. near Ridgeway Avenue and Main

News 12 Staff

Aug 24, 2013, 1:25 AM

Updated 3,893 days ago

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Police searching for driver who fatally struck Joseph Santiago in Setauket

Police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Setauket.

Authorities say 47-year-old Joseph Santiago was hit Friday at around 1:30 a.m. near Ridgeway Avenue and Main Street. The driver apparently left Santiago to die in the street.

A LIPA worker was driving on Ridgeway Avenue and says he found the man in the road. He stopped to render first aid before calling 911.

Anyone with information is urged to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.



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