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Police: Man in critical condition after hit-and-run in East Islip

A male pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit while crossing Carleton Avenue in East Islip early Saturday by a vehicle that drove away from the scene, Suffolk County police said.

The vehicle, possibly a pickup truck, fled southbound on Carleton Avenue after the crash one-quarter mile south of Sunrise Highway at about 3:10 a.m., police said.

The man, whose name isn't yet being released, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where he was listed in critical condition, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

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