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State Police Investigating One Car Motor Vehicle Accident that Claimed Five Lives

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The cause of the crash is presently unknown.

Babylon, NY - August 24, 2014 - Saturday August 23, 2014, at 10:54pm, SP Farmingdale dispatched State Police patrols and North Babylon Fire and EMS to the Southern State Parkway, west bound lane just east of exit 38 in the Town of Babylon to a one car motor vehicle accident.
 
The 1998 Honda Accord, operated by one Myriam Lebrun, 37, of Brooklyn, was returning to Brooklyn, NY from a family gathering and was traveling westbound on the Southern State Parkway near exit 38 when the vehicle ran off the roadway, struck a tree and burst into flames. 
 
All five occupants, two adults and three children, were deceased at the scene. The deceased have been identified as Myriam Lebrun, 37, Marcus Jeanty, 14,  Marcel Jeanty, 9,  Kayla Jeanty, 8 and Moise Yolande, 68. 
 
The investigation is ongoing. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
 
Anyone with information relating to this investigation is urged to contact SP Farmingdale at (631) 756-3300.
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