COMMACK - Police say a 19-year-old man died Saturday on the Long Island Expressway near exit 52.
According to officials, Aaron Thomas ran out of gas and parked his car in the safety zone. Thomas was then struck by a car when walking back with the gas. Officials say that Thomas' girlfriend was in the car when the accident happened.
Police say Kelly Hinlicky, 24, struck and killed Thomas. Thomas' sister, Muffie Thomas, says the young couple was on the way home from a new job when the accident occurred.
Police say Hinlicky is not facing any charges at this time.