The Homicide Squad reports the details of a Fatal Vehicular Accident that occurred at 7:23am on Monday, January 14, 2019 in South Hempstead.
According to Detectives, the male pedestrian, 59, was struck by a dark colored SUV in front of the Pit Stop Gas Station located at 1210 Grand Avenue. The SUV left the scene and was last seen southbound on Grand Avenue. The male victim was transported to South Nassau Communities Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding the above listed crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick / Homicide Sqd. 01/14/19/1034/7990
The Homicide Squad has identified the above victim as Cemal Dagdeviren, 59, of Levittown.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide Sqd 01/14/19/1630/8812
The Homicide Squad has identified the subject driving the dark colored SUV as Joshua E. Roston, 33 of Baldwin. He is described as being male, black, 33 years of age, long dread loch style hair, grey sweatshirt, black pants, orange ski hat. Joshua E. Roston was driving a 1999 black GMC Suburban which is now in the possession of the Nassau County Police Department.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick 01/17/19/1640/8348
Homicide Squad Detectives have apprehended Joshua E. Roston in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Friday, January 18, 2019 with the assistance of the Pennsylvania State Police. He is in the process of being extradited to Nassau County.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick 01/18/19/1225/9962