Long Island hit-and-run leaves one dead, three injured

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Kathy Horan is accused of leaving the scene of an accident. (Suffolk County Police)

MEDFORD, N.Y. — Police have arrested a woman who allegedly fled the scene of a Long Island car accident that killed one person and injured three others.

Kathy Horan, 61, was traveling east on Granny Road in Medford in her 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe at 8:21 p.m. Friday when the accident happened, police said.

She struck Peter Quoma, 28, who had gotten out of his car, Suffolk County police say. He was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Quoma’s two passengers, a man and a woman, stayed inside his 1997 Nissan Maxima and are being treated for minor injuries at Stony Brook University Hospital.

Horan also struck another woman, 58, who was standing by her parked car, police said. She was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center where she is being treated for serious injuries.

Horan allegedly fled the scene and was not injured. She was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an incident without reporting involving a fatality and leaving the scene involving serious physical injury.

She is being held at the Sixth Precinct and will be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on Saturday.

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