The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9:07 pm in Island Park.
According to detectives, a male pedestrian, 30, was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound on Long Beach Road, north of Marina Place. The vehicle fled the scene.
The male victim suffered severe trauma and was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
The investigation is ongoing.
Detective request anyone with information regarding the above incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
The above victim has been identified as Dodanim Emanuel Chavez, 30, of Island Park.
Defendant Corey Henson, 31, of 11 Edward Street, Centereach, has been arrested for the above listed incident. He is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Incident (Fatality) and Leaving the Scene of an Incident (Property Damage). He will be arraigned on July, 13, 2022 at First District Court, located at 99 Main Street, Hempstead.