Two people were killed on Suffolk County roads Sunday in crashes just hours apart, Suffolk police said.
In the first crash, Richard DiRocco, 63, of Holbrook was believed to be struck by a vehicle that fled the scene on Coates Avenue, just north of Frank Court in Holbrook about 5 p.m., police said. No description of the vehicle involved was available.
DiRocco was taken by ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
On Monday, a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup was located in the Holbrook area that was impounded in association with this case, Suffolk police said. There has not been an arrest.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Suffolk's Major Case Unit detectives at 631-852-6555.
Later Sunday, Christina Yannotti, 28, of Coram was driving a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Rocky Point Yaphank Road in Rocky Point when the vehicle left the roadway about 10:20 p.m. and crashed into a wooded area, police said.
Yannotti was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Anyone with information on this crash is asked to contact the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.
With Robert Brodsky