Driver Arrested in Fatal Long Island Hit-and-Run

Police say the victim was walking across Islip Avenue in Brentwood when a car ran him down and then took off

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    A Long Island driver is under arrest after police said he hit and killed a pedestrian and drove off.
     
    Suffolk County police say the victim, Santos Amaya, was walking across Islip Avenue in Brentwood around 10 p.m. Saturday when a car ran him down and then took off.
     
    The 31-year-old Amaya was pronounced dead at a hospital.
     
    Meanwhile, police found the damaged car and arrested the driver a few hours later.

    The 47-year-old driver from Brentwood was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash.

    No telephone number for him could be found, and it's not immediately clear whether he has a lawyer

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