For Immediate Release
Thursday, July 08, 2021
Incident: Man Killed in Two Vehicle Crash
Location: The intersection of North Ocean Avenue and Harris Street, North Patchogue
Date/Time: Thursday July 8, 2021 at approximately 2:50 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a man in North Patchogue today.


Demetrius Hall was traveling southbound on North Ocean Avenue in a 2003 Honda Accord when it veered into the northbound lane and collided with a 1995 Peterbilt truck at approximately 2:50 p.m.


Hall, 21, of Bellport, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. The man driving the truck, Dennis Frame, 65, of Locust Valley, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue with minor injuries.


The Honda was impounded for a safety check and the truck was inspected at the scene by Motor Carrier Safety Section officers. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.

Authority: Stuart Cameron, Acting Commissioner 21-350355
Suffolk County Police Department

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