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UPDATED: Police Identify Man Killed in Early Saturday Hit-and-Run

Suffolk County police have identified Thomas Wik Jr., 23, of Nesconset as the man killed after being hit by a car in Hauppauge on Saturday morning.

Update 7 p.m.: 

Suffolk County police have identified Thomas Wik Jr., 23, of Nesconset as the man killed after being hit by a car in Hauppauge on Saturday morning. 

Wik was walking eastbound on Nesconset Highway when he was hit by a 2006 Honda driven by Craig Williams, 38, of Nesconset, police said. Williams reportedly left the scene of the crash, and was arrested a short time later. 

Police have charged Williams with leaving the scene of the accident and he was later arraigned at court in Central Islip.

The police investigation of the accident is ongoing. Detectives ask anyone with any information on the crash to call the Fourth Squad at  631-854-8452 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

Original Story:

An unidentified man was killed after being struck by a car in Hauppauge early Saturday morning. 

According to police, the man was struck by a car, make and model currently unknown, eastbound on Nesconset Highway at Route 111. at 4:50 a.m. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was arrested on leaving the scene of an accident charges. 

Police said the identity of the man is currently being held until his family has been notified.

A police investigation is underway.

Stick with Patch for updates on this developing story.

john killilea September 30, 2012 at 01:02 AM
just a horrible intersection- it needs an overpass
David September 30, 2012 at 10:40 AM
john disagree Overpasses should have been placed at the 111 intersection AND Terry Road Intersection. When the construction was being done. HOWEVER after how many MILLION dollars was spent to do WHAT??? your guess is as good as mine. 5 years from now will spend another 25 million to take it all up and then consider overpasses. This is why we are broke around the world . Rush Rush Rush on a job and was it the right job NOPE take it down and do it over again. Have you seen the Sidewalk from Paces to 111? crazy how many people walk that it is wide enough now to have one lane of traffic. it will be a matter of time before someone drives on it you shall see. The State knows it they put signes up "Not for automobile use" Duh so why so wide might as well let Pace's park there cars on it I am sure they will !!!!!
felix franco September 30, 2012 at 03:05 PM
my heart goes to the family of the young man hit by a car driven by a man who left the scene of an accident and left him to die. i dont get it . instead of helping the victim it just make thing worst for both of them. it make no sense. this is an incident that no driver should get away with.
al October 02, 2012 at 05:15 AM
im pissed
Cathy October 11, 2012 at 11:56 PM
My the family of the young man find love and comfort from each other.

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