06 May 2021

Major George J. Mohl
Troop L Commander




On Wednesday May 5, 2021 at approximately 7:50 PM the State Police received a call for a crash on Sunrise Highway westbound between exits 66 and 65 in Hampton Bays, Suffolk County, NY.  James D. Rich, 52 years-old of Westlake Village, California, was driving a 1970 Ford Mustang when he lost control of the vehicle, struck a tree on the north shoulder and was killed on impact. 


The State Police is asking for anyone with information regarding the crash to contact the State Police at (631) 756-3300.



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