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Cops: Queens man killed in Nassau car crash

A Queens man died in a crash on

A Queens man died in a crash on Carman Avenue in East Meadow on Tuesday, Nassau police said. Photo Credit: Joseph C. Sperber

A Queens man was killed Monday when he lost control of the car he was driving in East Meadow and crossed the center line before striking a tree, Nassau police said.

Kenneth Moutrie, 62, of Astoria, was pronounced dead shortly after the 6:47 a.m. crash on Carman Avenue, according to Third Squad detectives.

Police said Moutrie  was driving north in a 2011 Ford when he veered into the southbound lanes and struck a tree head-on. He suffered severe trauma and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The crash is being investigated.

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