East Hampton Man, 61, Killed in Hit-and-run

A hit-and-run driver killed a 61-year-old man in Amagansett on Tuesday evening and now East Hampton Town Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect.

A driver found John Judge, of East Hampton, on the eastbound shoulder of Main Street near a parked car east of Hedges Lane at 7:52 p.m., police said.

The victim was taken to Southampton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.


Investigators believe the vehicle that struck Judge sustained front-end damage before fleeing the scene.

East Hampton Town Police detectives ask that anyone who may have information regarding the crash contact them at 631-537-7575. All calls will be kept confidential.

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