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Cops ID victim of fatal E. Garden City crash

The driver killed in a two-car collision late Monday in East Garden City has been identified as Joseph Raymond, 57, of Westbury, Nassau County police said.

Police said Raymond died after his car was struck head-on by a car driven by a 17-year-old on Merrick Avenue.

Raymond was pronounced dead at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow about 90 minutes after the crash.

Three passengers in the other car were also taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police said those passengers included a 22-year-old woman and two teenage boys, 15 and 16. Their conditions were not known Thursday morning.

Police said the collision occurred when the 1996 Honda driven by Raymond southbound on Merrick Avenue was struck head-on by a 1997 Toyota, driven northbound by the 17-year-old at 11:24 p.m.

The identity of the 17-year-old was not released. No charges were filed in the crash.

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