Islip Terrace Man Killed in Crash

A 37-year-old Islip Terrace man was killed when he crashed his car in West Babylon early Wednesday morning.

New York State police said Eugene Ellis was driving a Hyundai Sonata westbound on the Southern State Parkway when he veered off the roadway onto the north shoulder, hit a tree and a light pole and was ejected near exit 37 at 4:19 a.m.

The victim, who was driving alone at the time, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are continuing the investigation into t he cause of the crash.