Police have captured a man they believe was responsible for the fatal hit-and-run on Route 9W in Haverstraw near Fairmount Avenue early Tuesday morning. Haverstraw Police say they arrested 43 year-old Sugundo Landi-Lucer of Queens. He’s been charged in the death of 75 year-old Haverstraw resident Juan Alberto Germosen. Germonsen reportedly lived at the Green Hills Home for Adults nearby. He was found lying in the roadway, rushed to the hospital, and later pronounced dead.
“My thanks to the Town of Haverstraw Police Department and the Town of Clarkstown Police Accident Reconstruction Team for their quick work processing the crime scene and to the NYPD and NYSP for their assistance in apprehending the suspect in this tragic case. As a former police commander, I understand and appreciate exactly how much hard work went into securing this outcome. It is my hope that the family of Juan Germosen can rest more easily tonight knowing the person allegedly responsible for his death is now behind bars and that justice will be quickly served in this case,” said Rockland County Executive Ed Day in a statement.