Brian Friedrichs, of Levittown, charged after alleged drunk driving crash that killed friend

Police say a Levittown man was driving drunk when he crashed on the Northern State Parkway early Tuesday morning. Brian Friedrichs, 22, was driving with

Brian Friedrichs, 22, was driving with his friend

Brian Friedrichs, 22, was driving with his friend Chris Gallina, 23, westbound on the Northern State Parkway at around 4 a.m. when Friedrichs lost control of his car and flipped several times. (Credit: News 12)

WESTBURY - Police say a Levittown man was driving drunk when he crashed on the Northern State Parkway early Tuesday morning.

Brian Friedrichs, 22, was driving with his friend Chris Gallina, 23, westbound on the Northern State Parkway at around 4 a.m. when Friedrichs lost control of his car and flipped several times.

The impact forced both friends to be ejected from the vehicle. Police say Gallina may have been struck by a passing car.

The two were taken to the hospital where Gallina died.

Friedrichs has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to call state police at 516-561-8492.

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