Coram Man Killed in Crash

A 56-year-old man was killed when a car he was a passenger in crashed into a truck in his hometown of Coram on Wednesday morning.

Suffolk County police said Joseph Reilly, 48, of Port Jefferson Station, was driving a Toyota eastbound on Route 25, when he collided with a northbound Ford van with an attached trailer at the corner of Route 112 shortly after 11 a.m.

Dennis Reilly, a passenger in the Toyota, was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said Joseph Reilly may have disregarded a traffic signal when he entered the intersection before the crash, but the driver was not charged.

Neither Joseph Reilly nor the driver of the van was injured.

Highway Patrol Bureau Motor Carrier Safety Section officers inspected the van. The Toyota was impounded.

Sixth Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask any witnesses that have not yet been interviewed by detectives to call them at 631-854-8652.