Vigil held for victims in fatal crash at Deer Park nail salon

A memorial for the victims continues to develop outside Hawaii Nail and Spa where the incident occurred.

News 12 Staff

Jul 1, 2024, 9:52 AM

Updated 19 days ago

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Long Islanders are mourning the four people killed when an alleged drunk driver crashed through a nail salon in Deer Park on Friday.
Four people were killed and nine others were injured when 64-year-old Steven Schwally crashed his car into Hawaii Nail and Spa while intoxicated, authorities say.
A candlelight vigil was held outside of the nail salon, where a memorial for the victims has been growing. The memorial includes cards, bouquets of flowers and candles.
Customers and community members paid tribute all day Sunday to the victims killed in in the crash.
One of the victims killed in the crash was Emilia Rennhack, a 30-year-old NYPD officer. Her funeral is set to be held on Saturday, July 6.


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