Carle Place Fatal DWI Hit-and-run Suspect Charged

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A Florida woman was arrested for allegedly driving drunk, hitting a 22-year-old bicyclist with her vehicle and fleeing the scene in Carle Place early Thursday morning, Nassau County police said.Melissa McKiski was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatality.Homicide Squad detectives alleged that the 22-year-old suspect was driving westbound on Old Country Road when she hit an eastbound bicyclist and fled the scene at 12:36 a.m. Thursday.The victim, Charles Velasquez, of Queens, was taken to Winthrop University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead four hours later.McKiski will be arraigned Thursday at First District Court in Hempstead.last_img read more