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Mount Sinai Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

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Crash occurred on County Road 83 and Route 25A in Mount Sinai on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 2:25 a.m.

Mount Sinai, NY - August 29, 2014 - Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a Mount Sinai man early this morning.
 
Samuel Shepard was driving a 2010 Lamborghini northbound on County Road 83 when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a guardrail near Route 25A in Mount Sinai at 2:25 a.m.
 
Shepard, 18, of 11 Guardian Drive, was transported by members of the Miller Place Fire Department to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The passenger, Michael Power, 49, of 6 Harmony Drive, Port Jefferson Station, was also transported by ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
 
Following a preliminary investigation, detectives have determined that excessive speed was an apparent factor in the crash.
 
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
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