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Mar 19, 8:26 AM EDT

Long Island man faces charges in fatal crash


CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian last week.

Police say Abdelgheni Dakyouk of East Patchogue was charged with leaving the scene of an incident without reporting a fatality.

He's set to be arraigned in Central Islip on Thursday.

Police say the 37-year-old victim was walking along Route 112 in Coram on Saturday when he was struck.

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