West Babylon, NY (August 24, 2020) – On Sunday afternoon, August 23rd, a car crash in West Babylon claimed the life of one man and left another critically injured, according to authorities. The accident happened on Wellwood Avenue at around 2:00 p.m.
Police officials say that a Chevrolet Trailblazer exited the roadway and rolled several times after crashing through a fence in front of Saint Charles Resurrection Cemeteries. Two passengers inside the vehicle were ejected during the crash and emergency crews arrived at the scene a short time later.
One of the victims, identified as Dennis Markey, 47, lost his life in the accident and one other, identified as Marcus Pitts, 35, was airlifted to a nearby hospital with severe injuries. Pitts is currently listed in critical condition.
The events that led to this incident are under investigation.
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Car Accidents in New York
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