NEW YORK (AP) — A passenger in a car traveling on the Long Island Expressway has died in a hit-and-run crash.
Suffolk County police said that the fatal wreck happened around 2 a.m. Sunday near Brentwood, New York. They said the victim’s car, a 2016 Kia Optima, was westbound when it was rear-ended by a 2008 Honda Accord.
Police said the Kia hit a guardrail and came to rest in a HOV lane before the Honda sped away.
The passenger, 62-year-old Terence McAree of Babylon, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver was treated for minor injuries.
There were no arrests.