Four dead in New York head-on crash

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) – Police say a car crossed the center lane on a New York road and crashed head-on into a larger vehicle, killing four people and leaving three others with serious injuries.

The collision happened just after midnight Saturday in Farmingdale on Long Island.

Nassau County police say a 2001 Nissan carrying five people was traveling west when it crossed into the eastbound lane and was struck by a GMC Suburban.

The male driver of the Nissan died at a hospital. Two male passengers and a female passenger died at the scene. A third male passenger who was ejected from the vehicle is in serious condition.

The male driver of the Suburban and his female passenger were seriously injured.

Both vehicles were impounded for brake and safety checks. The investigation is ongoing.

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