Police: Man suffered medical episode, died in LIE crash

Police say a man died after suffering a medical episode and crashing Tuesday on the Long Island Expressway.

News 12 Staff

Jun 12, 2019, 2:23 AM

Updated 1,806 days ago

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Police say a man died after suffering a medical episode and crashing Tuesday on the Long Island Expressway.
It happened around 4:50 p.m. east of Exit 70 in Manorville.
Police identified the victim as 60-year-old William Thomas, of Manorville. After he suffered a medical episode, they say his 2014 Jeep veered off the road and overturned.
Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in the Jeep wasn't hurt.
A section of the LIE was shut down for hours.


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