Lindenhurst man sentenced to 7 to 21 years for crash that killed four

Michael DeAngelo pleaded guilty to nine charges, including aggravated vehicular homicide, four counts of manslaughter and driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of drugs.

Liz Burke and Kevin Vesey

Jun 28, 2024, 10:02 AM

Updated 15 days ago

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Michael DeAngelo, of Lindenhurst, will spend the next 7 to 21 years behind bars for driving high and causing a crash that killed four family members.
Prosecutors say the 33-year-old was driving 120 mph on Sunrise Highway in East Massapequa, high on cocaine and fentanyl last August when he rear-ended another vehicle.
The crash killed 60-year-old Patrice Huntley, his 10-year-old son Jeremiah Huntley, his 13-year-old daughter Hannah Huntley and his 6-year-old stepgranddaughter Chantel Solomon.
DeAngelo never turned to face the victims’ families in court. He gave a statement expressing remorse, saying he would give his life to bring back those who were killed.
Relatives of the victims called his statement “empty words.”


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