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Police: Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver in Coram

Suffolk County police at the scene of a

Suffolk County police at the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Coram on Route 112, north of Granny Road, on Saturday, March 14, 2015. Credit: Jim Staubitser

Suffolk County police are investigating the fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in Coram Saturday.

A vehicle struck a male pedestrian walking along northbound Route 112, between Granny Road and Route 25, shortly before 6 a.m., authorities said.

The vehicle fled the scene.

The pedestrian, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The vehicle is believed to be light-colored with front-end damage, police said.

No other information was released.

Route 112 was closed for several hours in both directions from Granny Road to Middle Country Road/ Route 25 for the accident investigation.

Anyone who may have information about the accident can call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

All calls will be kept confidential.

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