Fatal accident on L.I.E. in Riverhead

06/07/2010 12:00 AM |

The Riverhead Police Department is investigating a single-car crash that led to a fatality on the eastbound ramp of Exit 73 on the Long Island Expressway Monday.
The lone occupant of the vehicle was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 1 p.m., police said.
The name of the deceased is being withheld pending positive ientification and notification of next of kin, police said.
There have been numerous accidents and at least four fatalities at the Exit 73 off ramp over the years. Several large trucks also have flipped over while driving on the curving off-ramp.
— GRANT PARPAN AND TIM GANNON

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