Woman Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated after Fatal Head-On Crash

EAST FARMINGDALE – Route 109, near Route 110 / Sunday, November 23, 2014 at approximately 11 p.m.

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Jeanne Grazia was driving her 2012 Kia Forte southeast on Route 109 when her vehicle was struck head-on by a 1991 Buick Regal that was traveling northwest in the southeast lanes near Route 110 in East Farmingdale at approximately 11 p.m.

Grazia, 70, of Islip, was transported to Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow where she was pronounced dead.  The driver of the Buick, Susan Krebser, 46, of Levittown, was also transported to Nassau University Medical Center where she was in serious condition.

Krebser was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and was issued a Field Appearance Ticket.  She will be arraigned at a later date.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing.  Detectives are asking anyone who may have witnessed this crash and has not been interviewed to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit detectives at 631-852-6555.

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Case Number: MK/0500