Police: Man killed in fiery crash on Northern State Parkway

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A Hempstead man was killed Wednesday in a fiery crash on the Northern State Parkway in the Town of Oyster Bay.

State troopers say Rufus Williams was heading eastbound on the parkway at 10:55 a.m. when he drove off the roadway and struck the bridge at Cantiague Rock Road.

Police say Williams, 52, was removed from the vehicle by troopers and was taken to Nassau University Medical Center with serious injuries. He was later pronounced dead.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

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