Taxi Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Copiague

A 38-year-old man died after he was hit by a taxi in Copiague early Saturday morning, Suffolk County police said.

The victim, who was identified as 38-year-old Alex Medina of Wyandanch, was crossing the street at Great Neck Road and Campagnoli Avenue when he was struck by a Sunset Airport and Limousine Service taxi at 1:38 a.m., police said.

The man was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where he later died.

Police said the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.