Police: Driver dies after crash that killed woman

Two people are dead following a crash that happened Friday in Northampton, police say.

A Center Moriches man is accused of driving while on drugs and causing a crash Friday that killed a woman.

A Center Moriches man is accused of driving while on drugs and causing a crash Friday that killed a woman. (12/5/15)

NORTHAMPTON - Two people are dead following a crash that happened Friday in Northampton, police say.

Investigators say a car driven by Brandon McKee crossed into oncoming traffic on Lake Avenue.

McKee's car sideswiped an SUV and then crashed head-on into another car. The driver of that vehicle, 26-year-old Eastport resident Courtney Pivirotto, was killed.

McKee was hospitalized in critical condition, but he succumbed to his injuries Saturday morning, police say.

Investigators believe 24-year-old McKee was driving under the influence of drugs and had intended to charge him with driving while ability impaired.

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