A Long Island woman was killed early Monday morning after her vehicle left the Sunken Meadow State Parkway near Smithtown.
According to a local Examiner.com report, the crash was reported just after 7 a.m. on Monday. In the accident, a 61-year-old woman from Brentwood was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities who are investigating the accident say that the woman’s car left the roadway, went through a guardrail on the right shoulder and crashed into a tree.
Police are unsure why the woman’s vehicle left the Sunken Meadow State Parkway or what may have caused her to lose control of her vehicle and suffer the fatal injuries in the crash. Their investigation is continuing and authorities have asked the public to come forward with any potential details about the incident, Examiner.com is reporting.
Based on our reports, Long Island is home to some of the most dangerous roads in the tri-state area and thousands are seriously injured or killed in crashes every year. Dangerous road conditions combined with increasingly distracted drivers have created a more dangerous driving environment on Long Island and its miles of roads and highways.