The Homicide Squad reports the details of a fatal vehicular accident that occurred on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. in Old Brookville.
According to detectives, a 2015 Toyota, traveling southbound on Cedar Swamp Road (Rt 107), in the vicinity of Country Lane, driven by a 56 year old male, lost control and struck a concrete retaining wall. The collision left the vehicle stalled in the roadway where it was struck by a 2005 Hyundai, driven by a 52 year old male, traveling in the same direction. The rear seat passenger of the Toyota, a 58 year old male was transported to Syosset Hospital where he was pronounced deceased by a staff physician 3:31P.M. The driver of the Toyota was transported to an area hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Hyundai was not injured. Identification of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification. The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Sgt. Rojas/Hom 12/13/18/2100/7336
Details by: D/Sgt. Rojas/Hom 12/14/18/0845/7336
Homicide Squad has identified the deceased male as Michael Lotito, 58, of Jericho.