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Crash in Patchogue leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

Sunday, March 03, 2013

A driver on Long Island is dead after flipping his car on Sunrise Highway.

22-year old Colin Garrett was driving on the highway's northbound service road in Patchogue early Sunday morning when the vehicle went out of control, hit a fence and grass median, and overturned on the highway.

Garrett, a resident of Patchogue, was thrown from the car and killed.

Two passengers, 22-year old Colleen Malia of Oakdale, and 20-year old Nicole Wilk of Bohemia, were taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center.

They are being treated for non life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle was impounded by Suffolk County Police for safety checks and the investigation is continuing.

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