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Yorktown Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash in Shrub Oak

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A 40-year-old Yorktown man was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Route 6 in Shrub Oak Wednesday evening.

Demetrious Doupis was declared dead at the scene after Yorktown Police arrived at about 7 p.m. following reports of a subject lying in the roadway.

A preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle traveling east on Route 6 between Sunnyside Street and Barger Street struck Doupis and then left the scene. An investigation into the accident was conducted by the Yorktown Police Department Accident Investigation Unit and Westchester County Department of Public Safety Accident Investigation Unit.

As of 6:30 p.m. Thursday, officials say the driver has been arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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