Cops search for driver in Huntington Station hit-and-run

Police are searching for the driver who ran down a bicyclist in Huntington Station and took off.Cops say the driver hit Jose Colatao, 47, while

HUNTINGTON STATION - Police are searching for the driver who ran down a bicyclist in Huntington Station and took off.

Cops say the driver hit Jose Colatao, 47, while he was riding a bike on New York Avenue in Huntington Station on Aug. 25 just north of Pulaski Road. Colato was seriously hurt but is expected to be OK. Detectives believe that the passenger-side headlight and sideview mirror of the Jeep were damaged in the crash. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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