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Passenger Killed in Central Islip Wreck

By CHRIS SABELLA, Senior Correspondent | September 30, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 093020104

Central Islip, NY - On Wednesday afternoon, September 30th around 12:00 P.M., a car and a flatbed truck collided in front of 116 W Suffolk Ave. in Central Islip. Firefighters from Central Islip removed the remainder of the car's roof after one person was trapped and then called for a Medivac. A few minutes later the person was transported by ground in arrest. A total of four people were in the car, and the nature of injuries was not known on remaining passengers. SCPD 3rd squad detectives and crime scene units responded for an investigation. A witness on scene stated that the driver fled on foot and was arrested a few minutes later on possible DWI charges. The passenger was rushed by CI Hauppauge Ambulance, where they succumbed to their injuries.

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