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Driver Dies After Hitting Parked Truck In Shirley

By JOHN WALTHERS, Senior Correspondent | November 05, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 110521114

Shirley N.Y.- On Friday November 5th at about 8:05AM Suffolk County 9-1-1 communications center received a call reporting a motor vehicle crash with a person reported trapped in the vehicle on William Floyd Parkway Southbound just south of Dawn Dr. Suffolk Police dispatch sent officers from the 7th precinct and Fire Rescue Dispatchers started out Shirley Ambulance, Brookhaven FD and Mastic FD for a heavy rescue MVA.

Shirley Ambulance arrived on scene and advised Brookhaven FD 1st Assistant Chief Anthony Verni {5-3-31} that they had a confirmed person pinned in the vehicle. Brookhaven Rescue 3 Responded into the scene along with Chief 31. Upon further assessment the driver of the Mirage was pronounced dead at the scene. Initial reports are that the Mirage was being driven southbound when it veered off the road and hit a parked pickup truck The pickup was un occupied at the time and no one else was injured in the crash. The road was closed for about 3 hours while police officers and crime scene investigators conducted an accident investigation.

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