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Long Island Woman Charged In Deadly Hit-And-Run Crash, Police Say

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) -- A Long Island woman faces charges after she allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian Sunday morning and left the scene of the crash.

Suffolk County police said 33-year-old Vierka Batista-Coronado hit 44-year-old Jose Lino Martinez as he crossed Suffolk Avenue near Applegate Drive in Central Islip around 4:25 a.m.

Martinez, of Central Islip, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where he was pronounced dead.

Batista-Coronado, also of Central Islip, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

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