Investigators believe a 62-year-old Coram who man died after crashing his car in Stony Brook on Thursday morning may have suffered a medical emergency behind the wheel.

Suffolk County police said Stanley Zinger was driving a Toyota Camry northbound on Nicholls Road when the car veered off the roadway, struck a guardrail and then hit trees at 7 a.m.

Zinger was taken to nearby Stony Brook University Hospital, where he pronounced dead shortly later.

Sixth Squad detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed this crash to call them at 631-854-8652.


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