Police: 23-year-old killed in DWI crash on Robert Moses Causeway
A 23-year-old man was killed in a crash Sunday evening on the southbound side of the Robert Moses Causeway, police say.
The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday south of the main span in the Town of Islip.
Police say the driver, 23-yearold Michael Lupo, of North Babylon, was traveling southbound on the Robert Moses Causeway in a Dodge Charger when it collided with a Ford Focus, causing the Dodge to overturn.
The Dodge had four passengers. Three were sustained injuries not believed to be life-threatening and taken to the hospital for treatment. The fourth passenger was also taken to the hospital and later died.
Family members say the victim, Allen Boston, graduated from North Babylon High School before enrolling at Suffolk Community College. They say Lupo was a lifelong friend of Boston.
The driver and one passenger in the Ford sustained injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Both were transported to the hospital for treatment.
Lupo was arrested and charged with DWI. He will be arraigned Dec. 8.