Central Islip Man Found Dead in Street

Suffolk County police are looking for the hit-and-run driver that killed a 45-year-old man who was found dead in his hometown of Central Islip on Saturday night.

Milton Maldonado was found at the corner of  Church Street and North of Suffolk Avenue lying in the street by a passerby who called 911 at 11:24 p.m., police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner, where an autopsy determined his cause of death to be a hit-and-run.

Vehicular Crime Unit detectives are continuing the investigation and ask for witnesses, or anyone who has any information about the circumstances that preceded this incident, to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.