Police: 1 person dead in crash on LIE in Holtsville

Police say a 63-year-old man hit the center median and lost control of his car.

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2023, 9:20 AM

Updated 207 days ago

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Police say one person has died following a crash early Monday on the Long Island Expressway in Holtsville.
Police say 63-year-old Matthew Pawalk, of Riverhead, was heading east when he lost control of his car between exits 62 and 63 at around 2:30 a.m.
Pawalk hit the center median head-on and died at the scene.
All eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway were closed in Holtsville due to the crash but have since reopened.


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