Man Dies in Single-car Crash in Cold Spring Harbor

A single-car crash in Cold Spring Harbor Wednesday night has left one man dead, authorities said.

Suffolk County Police say the unidentified man was driving a new model Dodge Charger, heading north on Woodbury Road near Hawxhurst Road when he apparently lost control of the car and crashed into several trees on the side of the road at 10:56 p.m.

Suffolk County patrol officers responded to several 911 calls reporting that the car caught fire and that the driver was found outside his vehicle on Woodbury Road.

The driver was taken by Cold Spring Harbor Ambulance to Huntington Hospital in Huntington where he was pronounced dead at 1:45 a.m.

The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of family.

The investigation is continuing and detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.
Robert Pavelka May 21, 2014 at 09:38 AM
Irene May 21, 2014 at 11:20 AM
I'm sure speed was a factor with that kind of car. What a shame. My condolences to the family.
Andrea Golinsky May 21, 2014 at 03:09 PM
The victim of this terrible accident was transported to the hospital by the Huntington Community First Aid Squad


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