EAST ISLIP --
Suffolk County police are searching for the hit-and-run driver who killed a pedestrian as she was crossing Sunrise Highway. Twenty-five-year-old Heather DiFede was hit by a car just before 4 a.m. Sunday as she crossed Sunrise Highway in Islip Terrace.
Police say the driver fled the scene. The vehicle may have sustained front-end damage.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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