For Immediate Release
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Incident: Two People Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash
Location: Sunoco Gas Station, 2211 Jericho Turnpike, Commack
Date/Time: Wednesday, September 12 at approximately 2:10 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed two people in Commack early this morning.


A man was driving a 2013 Audi westbound on Jericho Turnpike just past the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a gas pump at Sunoco gas station, located at 2211 Jericho Turnpike at approximately 2:10 a.m. The vehicle caught fire. Both the driver and male passenger were pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. Their names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.


The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 18-525336
Suffolk County Police Department

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