News: Man killed in multi-vehicle crash on Veterans Memorial Highway in Holbrook


HOLBROOK, LONG ISLAND – One man was killed and several other people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Long Island last week, reports

The wreck happened at the intersection of Veterans Memorial Highway and Lincoln Avenue in Holbrook Sept. 28 at about 7:10 a.m.

Suffolk County Police said 69-year-old Steven Russell was driving a Ford Bronco north on Lincoln Avenue when his vehicle was hit by a Ford F550 going east on Veterans Memorial Highway.  The F550 then collided with a Chevrolet van that had stopped at the intersection.

Russell, a Brentwood resident, was pronounced dead after being taken to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue.

The Ford driver, 37-year-old Marco Pineda of Brentwood, and three male passengers were transported to the same hospital with minor injuries.   The driver of the Chevrolet, 63-year-old Carol Pozzini of West Islip, was not injured.

The Bronco was impounded for a safety check, while checks on the other two vehicles were performed at the scene.  Suffolk County Fifth Squad detectives are continuing to investigate the crash.

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