51-Year-Old Dies in Collision With Drunk Driver on Long Island, Police Say - NBC New York

51-Year-Old Dies in Collision With Drunk Driver on Long Island, Police Say

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    51-Year-Old Dies After Horrific Crash on Long Island

    A 51-year-old died after a drunk driver in a pickup truck collided with the 51-year-old’s minivan on Long Island, authorities say. (Published Sunday, July 15, 2018)

    What to Know

    • A 51-year-old died after a drunk driver in a pickup truck collided with the 51-year-old’s minivan on Long Island

    • Six passengers suffered injuries including broken bones and severe bleeding

    • The drunk driver was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated

    A 51-year-old died after a drunk driver in a pickup truck collided with the 51-year-old’s minivan on Long Island, authorities said.

    The 51-year-old, You Feng Yang, was driving westbound on Route 48 in Greenport with six passengers on Sunday morning when the group collided with a pickup truck driven by Glenn Zaleski, 36, the Southold Town Police Department said.

    Yang, a resident of Flushing, Queens, was pronounced dead at Stony Brook Hospital around 10:30 a.m., police said.

    Yang’s six passengers — who ranged in age from 44 to 54 and were also from Flushing — suffered injuries including broken bones and severe bleeding, according to police.

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    Zaleski, of Greenport, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated.

    Police didn’t immediately release additional details about the crash. An investigation is ongoing.

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