A hit-and-run driver killed a 29-year-old man in Centereach early Friday morning, Suffolk County police said.
Officers responded to a report of a man lying in the middle of Park Street near the corner of Rustic Road where they found Michael Vanhulse at 1 a.m., police said.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His injuries were consistent with him getting struck from behind by a vehicle, police said.
Sixth Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.
Police and ask ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information to call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.