Police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run

Police are looking for a driver of a fatal hit-and-run in Copiague.

Investigators say a Toyota Avalon hit a young man and left him to die near Copiague High School around 3:30 p.m. yesterday.

Police say the suspect ditched the car that was involved in the hit-and-run about a block away from where the victim was struck.

The car has a traceable Washington State license plate, according to officials.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

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