Cops: Homeless Pedestrian Killed in Central Islip Hit-and-Run Crash

Taekwon Campbell, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials say.

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SCPD are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash in Central Islip.

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Central Islip, NY - January 2, 2019 - Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Central Islip on Tuesday, January 1.
A pedestrian, Taekwon Campbell, 22, who was undomiciled, was struck by a vehicle travelling northbound on Lowell Avenue, north of Cypress Street, at approximately 1:30 a.m. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS