Police: Teen killed in Rocky Point crash

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Police say an 18-year-old was killed after losing control of a car in Rocky Point.

According to police, Robert Permenter, of Patchogue, was heading eastbound in a 1995 BMW on North Country Road around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

As Permenter approached the intersection of Route 25A, police say the car left the road and hit a tree.

Permenter was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital and pronounced dead.

His 17-year-old female passenger suffered minor injuries.

It's not clear what caused Permenter to lose control.

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