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Witnesses Sought After Fatal Crash on CR83

Witnesses Sought After Fatal Crash on CR83

Farmingville (WALK) - Police hope witnesses will come forward to help them piece together what went wrong after a fatal accident near Suffolk's Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Bald Hill.

The accident happened just before 3 PM Thursday on North Ocean Avenue/County Road 83 in Farmingville. Police say a driver lost control of his Subaru BRZ while heading north and hit a guard. The car then went airborne, striking several trees before landing in a ravine.

The crash took the life of the 26-year-old driver, Darrell Lacross of Farmingville. His passenger, Patrick Baptiste, 26, of Virginia, is now hospitalized in serious condition.

Detectives ask that anyone who may have witnessed the crash, or have information that could help them, please call the Sixth Squad at (631) 854-8652.



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