Five people were killed, including three children, when a Brooklyn woman crashed her car on the Southern State Parkway in North Babylon while driving home from a family gathering on Saturday night.
Myriam Lebrun, 37, was driving her Honda Accord westbound when the car ran off the roadway, struck a tree and burst into flames near exit 38 shortly before 11 p.m., New York State police said.
Lebrun was pronounced dead at the scene, along with 68-year-old Moise Yolande, 14-year-old Marcus Jeanty, 9-year-old Marcel Jeanty and 8-year-old Kayla Jeanty, police said.
Police are continuing the investigation into the cause of the crash, which is unknown at this time
Anyone with information relating to this investigation is asked to call state police at 631-756-3300.