LIE Crash: Amityville Man Killed in Commack

An Amityville man was struck and killed while attempting to get to his parked car on the side of the Long Island Expressway Saturday.

According to Suffolk County Police, at around 8 p.m., 24-year-old Kelly Hinlicky was driving west entering the Long Island Expressway in Commack when she struck and killed Aaron Thomas, who was crossing the entrance ramp, carrying gas back to his parked car nearby. Earlier, Thomas, 19, had been driving west on the Expressway when his vehicle ran out of gas. He left the vehicle parked on a safety zone between the Express portion of the road and the entrance ramp to purchase gas on Commack Road.

Thomas of Amityville, was transported to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.

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