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Teen dies of injuries from Manorville crash, police say

Patrick Morris, of Rocky Point, was in the front passenger seat when the car veered off the road and slammed into a tree, cops said.

Firefighters respond to a crash at 2:30 a.m.

Firefighters respond to a crash at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, on North Street, between Moriches Middle Island Road and Weeks Avenue, in Manorville. Credit: Thomas J. Lambui

A teenager died Saturday after being seriously injured when the car he rode in veered off the road in Manorville and slammed into a tree earlier this week, Suffolk County police said.

Patrick Morris, 17, of Rocky Point died from injuries he suffered in the crash early Tuesday morning, police said in a news release.

Morris was in the front passenger seat when an 18-year-old woman driving the 2008 Nissan Altima west on North Street, crashed into a tree about 2:30 a.m., police said.

He was air lifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after the crash, police said.

The driver and another 17-year-old boy, who rode in the backseat were taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.


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