Commack, NY (November 21, 2020) – Around 7:30 p.m. on Friday evening, November 20, a man was killed in a Commack car crash.

According to the New York State Police, police confirmed that the accident took place on the Sunken Meadow State Parkway when two vehicles collided with each other. Police have not commented on the exact circumstances leading up to the accident but have said that one vehicle was headed the wrong way on the highway when it caused the accident.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. The driver who lost his life in the accident was identified as 44-year-old Anthony Mariano, who was driving his Mazda CX7 at the time of the crash.

One person was also injured as a result of the accident. The party was identified as 38-year-old Joseph Norris, who was driving his Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck. He was rushed to the hospital in serious condition but his current condition is not known.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in New York

11.21 Commack, NY – Anthony Mariano Killed in Car Crash on Sunken Meadow State Pkwy

New York is known for having more fatal accidents than many other states in the entire U.S. each year. In just one recent year’s time, in fact, over 1,109 people were killed as a result of fatal accidents in the state of New York. These accidents take place due to many different reasons including distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have lost someone you love as a result of a collision, you should have a skilled attorney on your side.

New York car accidents often lead to injuries, but many can be fatal each year as well. The unfortunate truth is that many fatal accidents can be prevented but continue to happen due to the reckless acts of others. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will move forward on a financial level. It is important that you immediately speak with a wrongful death attorney who has handled cases like yours in the past.

Our New York accident attorneys at Miller, Montiel & Strano are here to assist you and your family after one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. Nobody is ever fully prepared to receive a call that a loved one has been taken from them as a result of a car accident. If you have suffered from these devastating losses, you may wonder how an attorney will be able to help. We will help you work toward compensation for a variety of aspects like medical expenses, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in New York for more information at (516) 945-9033.

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