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Bay Shore teen killed in single-car crash, Suffolk police say

A teenager was killed when this car he

A teenager was killed when this car he was riding in flipped on Pine Aire Drive, near Taylor Avenue, in Bay Shore, early Tuesday morning. Credit: Paul Mazza

A Bay Shore teen was killed in a single-vehicle crash in his hometown shortly after midnight Monday when the car he was riding in flipped over, police said. The driver, also 17, survived.

He was driving a 2018 Infinity Q50 headed east on Pine Aire Drive in Bay Shore near Taylor Avenue when he lost control, crossed the westbound lane, left the road, hit a utility pole and then overturned at about 12:30 a.m., police said. They are investigating the crash.

Joel Rodriguez, 17, of Bay Shore, died at the crash site; the driver was taken to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore to be treated for non-serious injuries, according to police.

The identity of the driver was not released.

Detectives are investigating the crash and ask anyone with information to call the Third Squad at 631-854-8352.

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