Lindsey Carnett

An Avoidable Death

September 2, 2021 The death of Devesh Samtani, an 18-year-old summer visitor who had been struck by a car while walking on the side of the road in Amagansett at night last month, was an avoidable tragedy. Attention was initially focused on the 19-year-old part-time Montauk resident whose car struck Mr. Samtani then drove away. …

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Records:’Ifreakedout, ‘saysallegeddriverinHamptons fatalhit-and-run

By Matthew Chayes August 20, 2021 The alleged hit-and-run driver in last week’s crash that killed a Hamptons partygoer told police that”I freaked out” before fleeing and “I thought I killed him,” according to a criminal complaint. At an arraignment Thursday on a felony charge of leaving the scene of a crash resulting in serious …

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Hamptons partygoer seriously injured after being struck as gathering broke up, cops say

By Matthew ChayesAugust 11, 2021 Eighteen-year-old Devesh Samtani was in a crowd of Hamptons partygoers Tuesday night spilling out of a large gathering in Amagansett the police had just broken up.  Nineteen-year-old Daniel Campbell was driving an SUV to the party, about to drop people off at the house.  That’s according to the East Hampton …

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