West Babylon Crash Leaves 2 Dead


Two men died after their SUV crashed in West Babylon early Saturday morning.

Suffolk County police said Jose Edgardo Diaz, 23, of Brentwood, was driving a Ford Explorer southbound on Little East Neck Road when he lost control of the truck, which struck two utility poles and a building at the corner of Park Avenue at 1:30 a.m.

Diaz and his passenger, 53-year-old Brian Zatkowski of West Babylon, were taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip, where they were pronounced dead.

First Squad detectives are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-854-8152.

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