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Driver sought in hit-and-run death of 64-year-pedestrian on Long Island

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CENTRAL ISLIP, New York — Police are looking for a driver responsible for the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian on Long Island.

Suffolk County Police say Lorenzo Fuentes was walking eastbound on Motor Parkway at Highland Road in Central Islip just before 5 a.m. Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle that fled.

The 64-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are looking for a silver metallic, late model Dodge or Chrysler with damage to the front and passenger side.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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