Stony Brook, NY - July 10th, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in Stony Brook last evening.
Artem G. Ayzen, 25, was rollerblading on North Country Road when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling eastbound also on North Country Road. The driver, whose vehicle was described as a dark-colored SUV, with front-end damage, fled the scene at 10:55 p.m.
Ayzen, of Brooklyn, who was a graduate student at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, was transported via Stony Brook Rescue to Stony Brook University Hospital where he died from his injuries.
Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed or has information on this crash to call the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220- TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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