A 30-year-old Ronkonkoma man died after a Dodge Charger rolled over him when he opened a storage trailer door to remove it in Stony Brook on Wednesday night.

Suffolk County police said Jeremy Van Bemmelen opened the rear door of a storage trailer to remove the sports car, which was on an incline, when the vehicle rolled on top of him on Beacon Hill Drive at 9 p.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

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