A Farmingdale man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk, hitting a 19-year-old woman who was crossing a road, and fleeing the scene in Hicksville on Monday night, Nassau County police said.

Gurvinder Talwar, 61, was charged with vehicular manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatal accident, driving while intoxicated and failure to comply with a lawful order.

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Homicide Squad detectives alleged Talwar was driving a Honda CRV southbound on Broadway when he struck the pedestrian and fled the scene at 10:15pm Monday.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where she died. Her identity was not immediately released.

A witness helped police apprehend the suspect nearby less than an hour later, authorities said. He was ordered held without bail and is due back in court on Thursday.

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