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Man dies after his car hits tree in Yaphank, police say

The driver of a 2017 Nissan Maxima died

The driver of a 2017 Nissan Maxima died after his car struck a tree on East Main Street in Yaphank on Thursday, July 27,2017, Suffolk police said. Photo Credit: T.J. Lambui

An unidentified man was killed in a crash Thursday night in Yaphank, Suffolk County police said.

The man was driving a 2017 Nissan Maxima west on East Main Street when he lost control of his car and struck a tree just east of Yaphank Avenue at about 9:05 p.m., police said in a news release.

Yaphank Rescue took the motorist to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he died from his injuries, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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