Two People Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

Maggie Miller, 24, of 210 Beachview St., Copiague, has been identified as the backseat passenger who was killed in a motor vehicle crash in Lindenhurst, New York, on October 9.

Below is the original release. 

North Wellwood Avenue, near Lenox Street, Lindenhurst, New York on Monday, October 9, 2017 at approximately 5:20 a.m.  

Suffolk County Police Major Case Unit detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed two people in Lindenhurst early this morning.

David O’Brien was driving a 1998 Ford Mustang southbound on North Wellwood Avenue, near Lenox Street, when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a fire hydrant and then a tree at approximately 5:20 a.m. 

Front seat passenger Joseph Galdorisi, 16, of 81 North Lewis Ave., Lindenhurst, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. An adult female backseat passenger was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where she was pronounced dead. Her name is being withheld pending positive identification.

O’Brien, 17, of 56 Dover St., Lindenhurst, and backseat passenger Daniel Ozarowski, 16, of 433 South 7th St., Lindenhurst, were also transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center where they were admitted for treatment of serious injuries.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call Major Case at 631-852-6553.

Case#: 17-592169