Kaitlyn Dougherty, of Medford, killed in multi-car crash in Yaphank

A woman is dead after a multi-car accident last night in Yaphank. Police say Christopher Torres lost control of his vehicle and crossed into the

YAPHANK - A woman is dead after a multi-car accident last night in Yaphank.

Police say Christopher Torres lost control of his vehicle at about 7:30 p.m. last night and crossed into the eastbound lanes on Horseblock Road and Yaphank Avenue, striking two other cars.

Torres' passenger, 22-year-old Kaitlyn Dougherty, of Medford, was pronounced dead at the scene. Torres was airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center, where he's in critical condition.

The two other drivers and a passenger in one of the other cars were treated for minor injuries.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to contact police at 631-854-8552.

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