2 police officers pull man out of burning car in Yaphank

YAPHANK - Police say two officers pulled a man out of his burning car moments before it became completely engulfed in flames in Yaphank. The incident happened on East Main Street around 11 p.m. last night.

According to police, Jonathan Pitre, 26, of Middle Island hit a tree.

Pitre was unconscious when the car caught fire.

Police officers Mark Peddycourt and Chirstopher Costa pulled Pitre from the burning vehicle.

Pitre has been hospitalized and is in serious condition.

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