Bay Shore Man Charged With Fatal Hit-and-run

Saquan Johnson
Saquan Johnson

An accused hit-and-run driver has been arrested for allegedly killing a 30-year-old Brentwood man in the suspect’s hometown of Bay Shore over Labor Day weekend, Suffolk County police said.

Saquan Johnson was charged Tuesday with leaving the scene of an incident involving a fatality.

Vehicular Crime Unit detectives alleged the 24-year-old man struck Elvin Ponce on Redington Street and fled the scene at 3:10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 5.

The victim was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead.

Johnson will be arraigned Wednesday at First District Court in Central Islip.