Suffolk police: Driver dead, passenger hurt in LIE crash
Suffolk police confirmed one person is dead after an early Sunday morning crash on the Long Island Expressway that shut down the roadways.
They say it happened around 12:35 a.m. westbound on the LIE near Exit 65.
The 39-year-old driver and 40-year-old passenger were both rushed to Long Island Community Hospital where the driver was pronounced dead, and the passenger was treated for injuries that were not life-threatening.
No criminality is found at this time.