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Man Killed When Minivan Crashes Into Pole On Long Island Expressway

A man was killed in an overnight crash on the Long Island Expressway.
A man was killed in an overnight crash on the Long Island Expressway. Photo Credit: File

A man was killed in an overnight crash on the Long Island Expressway.

It happened on Monday, May 11 just before 11:15 p.m. on the eastbound expressway, between Exits 48 and 49 in Melville.

The man was driving a 2016 Chrysler Town and Country when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a pole, Suffolk County Police said.

The man, who has not yet been identified by police, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Suffolk County Medical Examiner's office.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

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