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Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
Sunday August 25th, 2019 :: 09:00 a.m. EDT


Teenage Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenage pedestrian in Port Jefferson Station last night.
Jenna Perez was crossing Nesconset Highway southbound, approximately 300 feet west of Terryville Road, when she was struck by a vehicle believed to be travelling westbound on Nesconset Highway at approximately 9:25 p.m. The vehicle fled the scene.
Perez, 17, of Selden, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
Authority:       Geraldine Hart, Commissioner    19-478858
                 Suffolk County Police Department     JM/0220

Suffolk County Police - Headquarters
30 Yaphank Ave
Yaphank, NY 11980

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