This morning just after 7am Suffolk Police and EMS were called to the west bound lanes of Nesconset Highway at Hallock Rd. in Stony Brook after a pedestrian was reportedly struck by a driver that fled the scene.

A passing private ambulance attempted to the assist the victim but that unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Suffolk Police Major Case detectives, crime scene section and crime lab were called to the scene for an investigation. The body was removed to the medical examiner’s office for identification.