A 21-year-old male from Kings Park was killed in a hit and run crash early Sunday morning.
According to police, Kieran Smith was driving a 2008 Nissan on the Long Island Expressway when his vehicle became disabled. Smith left his vehicle and was walking on Express Drive South when he was apparently struck and killed by a car, whose driver fled the scene.
A passing motorist discovered Smith’s body on the shoulder and called police at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, police said.
Smith's vehicle was impounded by police who said the investigation is continuing.
Detectives ask anyone with information on this incident or who may have witnessed the crash to contact the Third Squad at (631) 854-8352 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. Police said all calls will remain confidential.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story reported that Smith's car was traveling on the Sagtikos Parkway. The story has since been updated.