Father, Son Killed in East Farmingdale Cemetery Crash

A 44-year-old North Amityville man and his 11-year-old son were killed when the father crashed his car into a cemetery in East Farmingdale over the weekend.

Suffolk County police said Ravi Maharaj was driving a Nissan Maxima southbound on New Highway when he lost control of his car, struck a fence and numerous headstones at St. Charles Cemetery, one mile south of Conklin Avenue, at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Maharaj was pronounced dead at the scene. His son, Lochan, was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bethpage, where he was pronounced dead.

First Squad detectives have impounded the vehicle, and ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-854-8152.