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Driver killed in early-morning crash in Port Jefferson Station, police say

Suffolk County police investigate a fatal car crash

Suffolk County police investigate a fatal car crash on Greene Avenue in Port Jefferson Station Thursday morning. Credit: Stringer News Service

A 35-year-old man died in the early hours of Thursday after the BMW he was driving hit a parked car and then crashed into a fence, a tree and a shed in Port Jefferson Station, Suffolk police said.

Joel Almanzar, who lives in Port Jefferson Station, had been driving on Greene Avenue off Bicycle Path when he left the road at about 1:30 a.m, police said.

Almanzar, behind the wheel of a 2014 sedan, was pronounced dead at Stony Brook University Hospital, police said.

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for the family and funeral expenses.

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