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Police: Fiery crash kills 27-year-old Riverhead man

A man from Riverhead died in a fiery car crash Saturday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Sep 3, 2022, 9:08 PM

Updated 656 days ago

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A man from Riverhead died in a fiery car crash Saturday afternoon.
Police say Derek Cruz, 27, veered his vehicle off the road on Osborn Avenue near Honey Lane in Riverhead. It struck trees, cause the vehicle to burst into flames.
He was rushed to Peconic Bay Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Town of Riverhead Police Department.


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