A 50-year-old Central Islip man was killed when he flipped the truck he was driving in Brentwood early Monday morning.
Suffolk County police said Leonard Joseph was driving a Chevrolet Express van eastbound on Express Drive South when he lost control of the vehicle at the corner of Hill Road, struck several trees and a fence before the van overturned in a wooded area at 3:35 a.m.
The driver was ejected from the van. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 25-year-old Rachel Boerke of Huntington Station, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Third Squad detectives impounded the van, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the crash to call them at 631-854-8352.