A three-car collision on Bethpage Parkway claimed the life of one of the drivers Wednesday afternoon, State Police said.

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Both directions of the parkway were closed about 2 p.m. between the Southern State Parkway and Hempstead Turnpike. The road was reopened shortly after 7 p.m.

State Police said the investigation was continuing and notification of the victim's family was pending. No further details were immediately available.