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Multiple Fatalities Reported In Southern State Parkway Crash

A crash with multiple fatalities happened just before daybreak on a busy stretch of the Southern State Parkway, according to state police.
A crash with multiple fatalities happened just before daybreak on a busy stretch of the Southern State Parkway, according to state police. Photo Credit: File

A wrong-way crash with multiple fatalities happened just before daybreak on a busy stretch of the Southern State Parkway, according to state police.

It involved several vehicles and happened on the eastbound side at around 5:10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the area of Exit 29, in the town of Oyster Bay, said state police.

The Southern State Parkway is closed eastbound as the accident investigation continues with traffic being diverted at Exit 27. There are rubbernecking delays westbound.

The cause of the collision is under investigation and the State Police is asking for anyone with information to call 631-756-3300.

More information is expected to be released later in the day Tuesday.

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