Suffolk County Police are seeking the public’s help in investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a man in East Northport early Thursday morning.
Police say Alexander Zydel, 20, of East Northport, was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer heading west on Soundview Avenue when his car struck a tree at 12:55 a.m.
Zydel was ejected from the vehicle and landed on the roadway, according to police. He was then struck by a light-colored sedan that was traveling west on Soundview Avenue. The driver of the sedan fled the scene.
Zydel was transported to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives ask anyone with information about the crash or who may have been driving on Soundview Avenue at the time of the crash to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.