10 August 2020

NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Acting Major George Mohl
Troop L Commander
 

 


PRESS RELEASE

*****UPDATE*****

 

The driver of the tractor trailer has been identified as P.J. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, 39 years-old of New York, NY and was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center with minor injuries.

 

The driver of the box truck has been identified as Mark Valentine, 33 of Brooklyn, NY and was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center with minor injuries.

 

The passenger of the box truck has been identified as Omotayo France, 30 years-old of Brooklyn, NY and succumbed to injuries sustained at the scene.

On Monday, August 10, 2020, at approximately 5:39 am, the New York State Police received a call for a collision between a box truck and a tractor trailer on Sunrise Highway eastbound near exit 62 in the town of Southampton, Suffolk County. 

 

The driver of the box truck and the driver of the tractor trailer were both injured and transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center.  The passenger of the box truck succumbed to injuries at the scene.

 

The crash investigation is ongoing and the State Police is asking for anyone with information regarding this collision to call (631) 756-3300.

 

 

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