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Man charged in fatal hit-and-run on Long Island

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PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — A man is charged with vehicular manslaughter after a hit-and-run crash killed a pedestrian on Long Island.

Nassau County police say Cosmin Florea hit Donald Mooney around midnight Friday as Mooney crossed Main Street in Port Washington.

The 49-year-old Lynbrook man was pronounced dead at North Shore University Hospital around 4:20 a.m. Saturday.

Police say Florea's 2010 Ford Fusion was stopped in Queens around 12:45 a.m. They say the vehicle had windshield and front end damage.

The 34-year-old Baldwin man is also charged with leaving the scene of a fatality and driving while intoxicated.

He's scheduled for arraignment Sunday in Hempstead. Information on his lawyer wasn't immediately available.

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