North Lindenhurst Woman Killed in Hit-and-run


Suffolk County police are looking for the hit-and-run driver that killed a 30-year-old woman in West Babylon early Sunday morning.

Passing drivers stopped to check on a woman they spotted leaning against the center median on Sunrise Highway westbound near the corner of Jerome Avenue at 1:42 a.m.  Jennifer Wheeler was found lying in the left lane.

Wheeler, of North Lindenhurst, was pronounced dead at the scene.


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Investigators believe the woman was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. There are no known witnesses or information on the type of vehicle involved.

First Squad detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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