LEVITTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — On the day their daughter was eulogized, and buried the grief-stricken household of the Lengthy Island teen killed in successful-and-run had a message for the woman’s killer.
Flip your self in.
As CBS2’s Jennifer McLogan reported, someday shy of her nineteenth birthday, household and buddies spent the day honoring the lifetime of Teranjit Parmar.
The funeral residence in Lake Ronkonkoma was full of lengthy strains of the younger scholar’s admirers.
Her father — a religious Sikh — additionally invited a CBS2 information staff in to pay tribute to his gifted daughter.
“For those who’re going to have a daughter, that is the one, and we’ve been blessed,” Ranjit Parmar stated.
Parmar was a prime scholar and soccer participant who graduated from Division Excessive Faculty in Levittown earlier than attending Adelphi College in Backyard Metropolis.
There’s nonetheless no signal of the hit-and-run driver who ran the woman down in a parking zone off the Hempstead Turnpike close to busy Gardiners Avenue.
She had stepped out of her automotive to change papers after a fender bender with a pink Jeep.
Her mom heard her final phrases.
“She stated, ‘cease, oh no cease,” Parmar stated.
“We’re asking for the general public’s assist. We do realize it was a pink pickup truck, a 4 door that was being operated by a center-aged white male,” Detective Vincent Garcia, Nassau County Police stated.
Cops stated he ran her down and fled the scene.
“He was sporting a baseball cap is what we obtained from a witness,” Garcia stated.
“Taranjit had many pals on campus. She was an A scholar in our honors school, she was simply in our joint diploma program with NYU,” Jeffrey Kessler, Lifeless of Scholar Affairs, Adelphi College stated.
She was to turn out to be a dentist, and classmates have a message for the suspect.
“You must undoubtedly flip your self in, what you probably did was utterly incorrect, immoral,” one classmate stated.
“I actually hope they will discover justice, as a result of I feel it’s such a horrible factor,” one other added.
Her household needs closure.
“Maybe there might be a chance the place he and I can sit and sort of shut this higher,” Ranjit stated.
Police stated useful witnesses are coming ahead, however they’re nonetheless looking for the distinctive pink pickup with injury to the driving force’s aspect entrance finish. It might be parked on a road and even in a storage.
Police are urging anybody who was on the Hempstead Turnpike in Levittown on Thursday at 5 p.m., and may need observed something to name them.