Arrest Made in Connection to Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

Dan's Independent News Service Police Blotter
Dan's Independent News Service Police Blotter

Southold Town police announced the arrest of a driver in connection to a hit-and-run crash in Greenport that left an 87-year-old woman dead Monday morning.

Denilson Eduardo Gomez-Jolon, who police said had no license, was behind the wheel of a 2004 Honda Accord that was stopped on Route 25, just as it entered Greenport Village on Monday evening shortly after 7. The car reportedly matched the description of the vehicle that struck Elaine Schwartz as she crossed Front Street at the corner of Third Street on Monday around 7:50 a.m. She was in the crosswalk when she was hit.

The driver fled the scene.

Arrest Made in Connection to Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

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