Fatal Hemptead Hit-and-run Suspect Sought

Nassau County police are looking for the hit-and-run driver that killed a 39-year-old man in Hempstead over the holiday weekend, authorities said.

The victim was crossing Fulton Avenue when he was hit by a car driving westbound in the eastbound lane near the corner of Bennett Avenue at 1:17 a.m. Sunday, police said.

The victim, whose identity was not released, was taken to the Nassau University Medical Center, where he died less than an hour later, police said.

The vehicle, a 2000 black BMW with New York license plate No. GEU3305, fled the scene of westbound on Peninsula Boulevard, police said.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the above crime is asked to contact the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.