For Immediate Release
Saturday, October 05, 2019
Incident: Man Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash
Location: Eastbound Long Island Expressway at Half Hollow Road, Melville
Date/Time: Saturday, October 5, 2019 at approximately 6 a.m.

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed a Bay Shore man in Melville this morning.


Jhonny Barros-Chauca was driving a 2015 Honda CR-V on the eastbound Long Island Expressway when he lost control of the vehicle, and struck a cement pillar at Half Hollow Road at approximately 6 a.m. Barros-Chauca, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.


The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Anyone with information is asked to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.



Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-560534
Suffolk County Police Department

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