2 killed, 1 injured in 2-car collision; 1 under arrest

December 23, 2018

MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a husband and wife were killed when the car they were in was hit by another vehicle. The passenger in the other car was injured, and the driver of the other vehicle was arrested for fleeing the scene.

Suffolk County police say William Molnar, 50, and his wife, Jean Molnar, 41, were in their Subaru in Mastic Beach, New York, around 10 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities say a Ford Explorer hit the Long Island couple. The driver then fled on foot.

The Molnars were pronounced dead at the scene. The 22-year-old passenger in the Explorer was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say the driver of the Explorer was later arrested. The 24-year-old man faces a charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

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