Two Roosevelt men were killed when the car they were riding in crashed on the Meadowbrook State Parkway shortly after midnight Monday.

New York State police said 22-year-old Stanley Miles was driving a Chevrolet Camaro southbound when he lost control and struck the cement center median north of the Southern State Parkway at 12:12 a.m.

After hitting the median, the car drove across all lanes of southbound traffic before hitting a tree on the right shoulder, police said.

Miles and his 31-year-old passenger Darren Gregory were pronounced dead at the scene.

While the road was closed, a marked State Police patrol car was struck by a passing motorist, causing minor damage to both vehicles.

Troopers are continuing the investigation.

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Timothy Bolger is the Editor in Chief of the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.