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A 20-year-old Montauk man pleaded guilty on Friday in a hit-and-run accident that left an 18-year-old college-bound student dead last summer, but he apparently will not be going to jail under a plea arrangement. Learn More

The man allegedly behind the wheel in a hit-and-run that left an NYU student dead is facing a judge. Greg Cergol reports. Learn more

By Christine Sampson January 5, 2022 On behalf of his client, the driver in a hit-and-run incident in August that led to the death of Devesh Samtani, a Hong Kong teenager who was vacationing here, the lawyer Edward Burke Jr. offered sorrowful condolences Wednesday to the Samtani family outside Suffolk County Supreme Court in Riverside. Some

Devesh Samtani, 18, sustained devastating injuries when he was struck by a car in the Hamptons, on eastern Long Island’s South Fork. He died days later. He was to start NYU in the fall, and had big plans to change the world, his mother said. By Ruth BashinskyJanuary 7, 2022   Each day Mala Samtani writes a letter

By Timothy BolgerJanuary 6, 2022 A Montauk man has been indicted for allegedly running over a teenaged tourist from Hong Kong last summer, fleeing the scene in Amagansett and leaving the victim to later die, authorities said. A Suffolk County grand jury on December 22 indicted Daniel Campbell, who was 19 at the time of the

18-Year-Old Devesh Samtani Was Victim of Heartless Hit and Run in Amagansett in August NEW YORK, NY — (November 12, 2021) – The victim of a hit and run accident in the Hamptons three weeks ago was remembered in an in-person and virtual memorial service from NYC’s Riverside Memorial Chapel, that was attended by more

Lisa Finn,Patch StaffOct 13, 2021 “He was my best friend,” said the mother of Devesh Samtani, an 18-year-old from Hong Kong who was killed in a Long Island hit-and-run. AMAGANSETT, NY — Wednesday marked exactly two months since Mala Samtani lost her son. On Aug. 13, 18-year-old Devesh Samtani died after a hit-and-run crash in Amagansett four

The childhood bedroom of 18-year-old Devesh Samtani remains undisturbed two months after he was killed in an alleged hit-and-run crash in the Hamptons. And his mother is keeping the room just as it was, Devesh’s grandfather says. The PlayStation video game console for “Call of Duty,””Minecraft,””NBA 2K22.” The bay window where Devesh would sit to read

By Christine SampsonSeptember 30, 2021  In an ongoing investigation into a hit-and-run accident on Aug. 10 that led to the death of Devesh Samtani, 18, a summer visitor who was one of hundreds walking in the dark on a narrow road after a huge house party in Amagansett, a new report said that there had been

News 12 covers Devesh Samtani as a published teen killed in a hit-and-run who is remembered for his kindness and generosity. The proceeds from Devesh’s book will all go to charity and NYU has now started a scholarship in his name. #JusticeforDevesh #HitandRun #DeveshSamtani #DeveshSamtaniFoundation The proceeds from Devesh’s book will all go to charity