Police: 1 charged in fatal Hauppauge crash

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HAUPPAUGE -

Police say a man has been arrested after a crash that killed one man and seriously injured two others in Hauppauge early this morning.

Police say Fernando Ramirez Jr., of Bay Shore, was driving a Subaru eastbound on Express Drive South when his vehicle struck a Ford pickup truck at the intersection with Route 111. The vehicles then collided with an Infiniti that was traveling northbound on Route 111.

An occupant of the Ford, Daniel Granados, 31, of Central Islip, was pronounced dead at the scene. The registered owner of the Ford, Richard Fischer, 32, of Dix Hills, was transported to the hospital for serious injuries.

The driver of the Infiniti, Anthony Bermudez, 26, of Brentwood, was transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of minor injuries.

Ramirez Jr., 30, was charged with reckless endangerment, criminal possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Ramirez was admitted to Southside Hospital for treatment of serious injuries and will be arraigned at a later date.

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