Family, friends remember those lost in opioid epidemic

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SOUTHAMPTON -

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday for families and friends of those who passed away as a result of the opioid epidemic. 

More than a dozen people spoke about their loved ones, including former News 12 Long Island anchor Drew Scott who lost his granddaughter.

Last year, there were more than 600 opioid deaths on Long Island.

The event was held at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays. 

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