Police: Brentwood man charged in hit-run fatal

Fredy Pavon, 47, of Brentwood, is escorted from Fredy Pavon, 47, of Brentwood, is escorted from the Third Precinct in Bay Shore on his way to court. Pavon was arrested and is charged in a fatal hit-and-run in Brentwood in which Santos Amaya, 31, of Central Islip died. (Dec. 8, 2013) Photo Credit: Jim Staubitser

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A Brentwood man was arrested early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian Saturday night.

Suffolk Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives said they arrested Fredy Pavon, 47, of Brentwood, after locating his damaged car. He is charged him with leaving the scene of an incident without reporting a fatality.

Police said Pavon struck Santos Amaya, 31, of Central Islip, as he walked across Islip Avenue, just south of Sage Street in Brentwood about 10 p.m. Saturday. Amaya was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where he was pronounced dead.

Pavon is scheduled to be arraigned Sunday at First District Court in Central Islip.

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