SCPD: Teenage Pedestrian Killed in Port Jefferson Station Hit-and-Run Crash

Jenna Perez, 17, was crossing Nesconset Highway when she was struck and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene, cops say.

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Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenage pedestrian in Port Jefferson Station on Saturday, August 24.
Jenna Perez was crossing Nesconset Highway southbound, approximately 300 feet west of Terryville Road, when she was struck by a vehicle believed to be travelling westbound on Nesconset Highway at approximately 9:25 p.m. The vehicle fled the scene.
Perez, 17, of Selden, 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.