Miller Place, N.Y. – Man Arrested After Killing Pedestrian in Hit-and-Run on Miller Place Road

Miller Place, N.Y. – Man Arrested After Killing Pedestrian in Hit-and-Run on Miller Place Road

Miller Place, N.Y. (June 25, 2019) – A woman has died and a man has been arrested after a hit and run accident that left the woman deceased, according to authorities. The fatal New York pedestrian accident occurred on Monday, just before 10:00 p.m., at 55 Miller Place Road in Miller Place.

Police reported that the woman, identified as 31-year-old Mary Ginty, of Sound Beach, was walking north on the aforementioned street when she was struck by a 2017 Hyundai Elantra also heading north. The driver of the Elantra then left the scene. Ginty was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, where medical staff pronounced her dead.

Police later tracked down the driver of the Elantra and arrested him. The driver, 30-year-old John Lang, was staying at his parent’s home in Ridge when the arrest was made almost four hours after the accident. Lang was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. Police ask that any witnesses to this accident please call Major Case Unit at (631) 852-6555 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-Tips. All calls are confidential.

We would like to extend our condolences to the family who lost their loved one in this tragedy. To have a loved one die in such a way is never easy, and so we hope you find peace and love at this difficult time.

Pedestrian Accidents involving Vehicles

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