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Cops: Driver arrested after passenger killed in Wyandanch crash

Rosaly Agosto, 31, of Dix Hills, was charged

Rosaly Agosto, 31, of Dix Hills, was charged with impaired driving after his car overturned early Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Wyandanch, killing a passenger, Suffolk County police said. Credit: Paul Mazza, SCPD

A Dix Hills man was charged with impaired driving after his car overturned early Friday in Wyandanch, killing a passenger, police said.

Rosaly Agosto, 31, was awaiting arraignment in First District Court in Central Islip on a charge of driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol, Suffolk County police said.

Agosto was eastbound on Lake Place about 12:50 a.m. when he lost control of his 2004 Ford Explorer as he attempted to make a right turn onto Brook Avenue, police said.

A passenger in the back seat, identified as Solomon Maithya, 46, of Wyandanch, was killed, police said.

A passenger in the front seat, Miguelina Rodriguez, 29, of Dix Hills, was treated at the scene, police said.

Agosto was not injured, police said.

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