A 25-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run outside of his home on Babylon Turnpike in Merrick on Monday morning, according to police. William Long was walking near his home when he was struck by a car that fled the scene, according to officials.
Long was transported to Nassau University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly before 6am. Police are looking for the suspect and believe Long was hit by someone driving a maroon-colored 2007-2008 Nissan Altima that has damage to the driver's side and driver's side mirror.
Officials are urging anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.