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BMW Head-On Crash in Amityville Kills 3: Officials

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    BMW Head-On Crash in Amityville Kills 3: Officials

    Two vehicles crashed head-on early Sunday in Amityville, killing three people, police said. Rana Novini reports.

    (Published Sunday, July 8, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Three people died in a head-on crash in Amityville early Sunday, police said

    • The driver of a BMW sport utility vehicle crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and struck a Toyota Carolla, police said

    • All three people in the vehicles were pronounced dead at the scene

    Two vehicles crashed head-on early Sunday in Amityville, killing three people, police said. 

    A wrecked BMW sport utility vehicle and a Toyota were seen at the crash scene at Oak Street and Belmont Court. The Toyota has since been towed away. 

    Alex Demetrius, 27, of Nesconset, was driving the BMW X5 on Oak Street when he crossed into the opposite lane of traffic, Suffolk County police said. 

    The driver of the Toyota Corolla, Joseph Cloonan, 65, and his son, John Cloonan, 34, also died in the crash, police said. The Cloonans lived on Staten Island. 

    Devastating Crash in Amityville

    [NY] Devastating Crash in Amityville

    A BMW and Toyota crashed head-on early Sunday in Amityville. Lori Bordonaro reports.

    (Published Sunday, July 8, 2018)

    Neighbors described hearing a loud boom just after 12:30 a.m. 

    The investigation was ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 631-854-8152.


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