BALDWIN - A North Bellmore man was killed in a fiery crash on the Southern State Parkway this morning, police say.

Investigators say Timothy Kearney, 23, lost control of his vehicle just west of exit 21, an area known for being particularly dangerous.

Kearny's car flipped, hit a tree and burst into flames. He was pronoucned dead at the scene, police say.

The parkway was closed for several hours this morning as police investigated the crash.