Major David C. Candelaria
Troop L Commander
On Saturday, December 17, 2016, at about 1:00 PM, Brentwood troopers were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident on the eastbound Northern State Parkway east of exit 41(Wolf Hill Road). Investigation revealed that Thomas Hardy, age 22, of East Northport, NY, was operating a 1997 Jeep Cherokee when he lost control of the vehicle. Mr. Hardy exited the roadway onto the center median, where he struck a guide rail and overturned into a tree. Mr. Hardy, along with his only passenger, were transported to Huntington Hospital in Huntington, NY, where he was later pronounced deceased. The passenger in the vehicle was treated for his injuries and is in stable condition.
The State Police request anyone who witnessed the accident to call (631) 756-3300.