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Man killed in Suffolk County crash

FARMINGVILLE - Suffolk County Police are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a man in Farmingville Wednesday afternoon.

Darrell Lacross was northbound on North Ocean Avenue when he apparently lost control of his vehicle striking the guard rail on the east side of the road. The car went airborne, struck several trees and landed in a ravine.

Lacross, 26, of 63 Horizon View Drive, Farmingville, was dead at the scene.. A passenger in Lacross’s vehicle, Patrick Baptiste, 26, of Virginia, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital in serious condition.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.  Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed or have information on this crash to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.