Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Copiague last night.
A man was crossing eastbound Sunrise Highway, from north to south, at the intersection of Bayview Avenue, when he was struck by a 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck driven by an adult male at approximately 10:20 p.m. The driver stopped and remained at the scene. The pedestrian was then run over by two other vehicles that fled the scene.
The victim, 52, of Amityville, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Major Case Unit at 631-852-6555 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.