East Moriches Man Dies in Car Crash

A 20-year-old East Moriches man was killed in a car crash in Shirley over the weekend.

Suffolk County police said Ronald Murphy was driving a Nissan Altima northbound on William Floyd Parkway when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree and utility pole near the corner of Coraci Boulevard shortly before noon Sunday.

Murphy, who was driving alone, was taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead.

Seventh Squad detectives impounded the vehicle for a safety check, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-852-8752.