Melville Man Killed in Car Crash

An 82-year-old man died in a car crash about a mile from his Melville home on Thursday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said Sidney Stein was driving a Lexus northbound on Bagatelle Road when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed into the southbound lane and struck a tree near the corner of Hemingway Drive at 3:35 p.m.

Stein was taken to North Shore LIJ Plainview Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Second Squad detectives impounded his vehicle for a safety check while the investigation is continuing.

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