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Arrest in deadly hit and run

November 22, 2010 1:04:02 PM PST
Suffolk County police have arrested a 25-year-old woman in connection with the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in East Islip. Police say 25-year-old Brooke Fadness, of Port Jefferson Station, turned herself in to police Sunday night. She was charged with leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident.

Police say the victim, 25-year-old Heather DiFede, was hit by a car just before 4 a.m. Sunday as she crossed Sunrise Highway in Islip Terrace.

Fadness will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip Monday morning.

Police did not say if Fadness had a lawyer.


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