Cops: Coram Man, 46, Dies in Southern State Crash

A 46-year-old Coram man was killed early Friday morning in a single-car crash on the Southern State Parkway, New York State police said.

The victim, Mario Vitagliano, was driving a 2000 Infiniti eastbound on the Southern State Parkway when he lost control and crashed into the center median near exit 43 before slamming into several trees, police said. The crash occurred at approximately 2 a.m., police said.

Vitagliano was transported to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead, police said.