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Bay Shore woman dies after two cars strike her in Mastic and one driver flees

Suffolk County investigate at the scene of the

Suffolk County investigate at the scene of the fatal hit-and-run accident at Mastic Road and Southaven Avenue in Mastic on Saturday.   Photo Credit: Christopher Sabella

A Bay Shore woman was killed while crossing the street in Mastic Saturday night, first hit by a vehicle that remained at the scene, then by a second vehicle whose driver fled, police said.

Masita Sayon, 28, was crossing Mastic Road at Southaven Avenue when a 2004 Acura heading south struck her, knocking her to the ground about 11:50 p.m., Suffolk police said.

A second vehicle, described as an older-model silver 4-door Chevrolet Impala, was also traveling south and ran over her, police said. The driver stopped briefly before fleeing the scene, police said.

The driver of the Acura stayed at the scene, according to police.

Sayon was pronounced dead at Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. 

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