Father, son killed in single-vehicle crash

Police say Ravi Maharaj, whose son was in the vehicle, lost control of his car, which went barreling into a cemetery.

Police say Ravi Maharaj, whose son was in the vehicle, lost control of his car, which went barreling into a cemetery.

Police say Ravi Maharaj, whose son was in the vehicle, lost control of his car, which went barreling into a cemetery. (6/13/15)

EAST FARMINGDALE - A father and son were killed in a single-vehicle crash in East Farminglade.

Police say Ravi Maharaj, 44, was driving his car with his 11-year-old son, Lochan, in the vehicle when he lost control of the car on New Highway and struck headstones at Saint Charles Cemetery at around 4 p.m. Saturday.

Detectives believe that Maharaj's vehicle hit a fence and then went barreling into the headstones.

Maharaj was pronounced dead at the scene. His son was rushed to a hospital, but didn't survive.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check, but police are asking anyone who may have information about the crash to contact them at 631-854-8152.

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