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Man in Wheelchair Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in West Babylon

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Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in a wheelchair in West Babylon last night.

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West Babylon, NY - October 17, 2015 - Suffolk County Police Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in a wheelchair in West Babylon last night.

Michael Dora, 40, of West Babylon, was in the right lane on southbound Great East Neck Road when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling southbound at approximately 9:15 p.m.

Dora was transported via ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead.

The vehicle involved is believed to be dark in color, possibly a Nissan, with front-end damage.

The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone who has information or may have witnessed the crash to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.