Officials: 1 dead in Sunrise Highway crash in Freeport

The crash shut down Sunrise Highway in both directions between Henry Street and Columbus Avenue around 6 a.m. It has since reopened.

In Chopper 12 video, you can see a van appearing to cross into oncoming traffic and into a fence near the Home Depot and Staples parking lot on Sunrise Highway.

In Chopper 12 video, you can see a van appearing to cross into oncoming traffic and into a fence near the Home Depot and Staples parking lot on Sunrise Highway. (8/29/16)

FREEPORT - Village of Freeport officials have confirmed to News 12 that one person died in a crash on Sunrise Highway in Freeport.

Chopper 12 was over the scene where it appeared to show that a van crossed into oncoming traffic and into a fence near the Home Depot and Staples parking lot on Sunrise Highway.

The crash shut down Sunrise Highway in both directions between Henry Street and Columbus Avenue around 6 a.m.

It has since reopened. 

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