Police: 2 drivers wanted for fatally striking man in Copiague

Detectives say Gacia Laroche, of Amityville, was crossing Sunrise Highway at the intersection of Bayview Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Feb 11, 2021, 11:55 AM

Updated 1,168 days ago

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Police are searching for two drivers who hit and killed a man in Copiague and then took off.
Detectives say Gacia Laroche, of Amityville, was crossing Sunrise Highway at the intersection of Bayview Avenue when he was hit by a Chevrolet pick-up truck just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Police say that driver stayed on the scene.
However, police say Laroche was then hit by two other vehicles that left the scene.
Laroche, 52, was killed.
Anyone with may have seen the incident is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


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