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NYS Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision on Bethpage State Parkway, Driver Entered On-Coming Traffic

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The New York State Police is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 1:34 pm on the Bethpage State Parkway, north of the Southern State Parkway in the Town of Oyster Bay.

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Oyster Bay, NY - May 13, 2015 - The New York State Police is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 1:34 pm on the Bethpage State Parkway, north of the Southern State Parkway in the Town of Oyster Bay.  A Honda was southbound when the vehicle crossed into the northbound lane of travel and was struck by a Dodge traveling northbound.  The operator of the Honda, Kelly Georgens, age 36, of Brook Lane in Seaford was pronounced dead at the accident scene.   The driver of the Dodge, Thomas Scaccia, age 42, of Lindenhurst NY, and an 11 year-old passenger in his vehicle were taken to Nassau University Medical Center for non life threatening injuries. 

It is unknown at this time why Ms. Georgens entered on-coming traffic and the accident investigation is continuing.  Any persons who witnessed this collision are encouraged to contact the New York State Police (631) 756-3300.