- Associated Press - Friday, December 25, 2015

BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a man was killed as he tried to cross the street in his Long Island neighborhood by a driver who fled the scene.

Suffolk County police say it happened just after 5 p.m. Friday in Bay Shore.

Authorities say Emmanuel DeJesus Cruz Zavala was trying to cross Candlewood Road when he was hit by a car. Police say the dark-colored sedan that hit the 33-year-old drove away.

Investigators believe the car sustained damage to the front fender.

Emergency crews rushed Cruz Zavala to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


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