Victims in Friday's fatal Hempstead crash identified
The victims of a fatal Hempstead crash that occurred Friday have been identified.
Further coverage: Police: 2 killed, 4 hurt in Hempstead car crash
They are 34-year-old Anthony Diomede, of Levittown, and 25-year-old James Ryder, of Farmingdale.
Police say Diomede fled the scene of a crash and ran a red light on Fulton Avenue - slamming into three cars.
His vehicle then burst into flames.
Four other people, including two children, were also hospitalized because of the crash.