SI hit & run victim dies from injuries

November 10, 2008 8:06:48 AM PST
A hit-and-run victim who fought for life for a week after being struck by a car in the Dongan Hills section of Staten Island has died. 55-year-old Antonio Romano was struck by a car Nov. 3 on North Railroad Avenue, near the intersection of Atlantic Avenue.

Romano suffered massive head trauma in the crash and lingered in critical condition for a week.

He died at 8:48 p.m. last night at Staten Island University Hospital North.

The vehicle that struck Romano fled the scene, and authorities are still looking for the driver.

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