Bayport, NY - August 14th, 2013 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a crash that killed the driver of a cement truck in Bayport this morning.
John Gagliano was driving a 1990 Mack cement truck eastbound on Sunrise Highway, west of Nicolls Road, when he lost control of the vehicle at 7:39 a.m. The truck struck the median and overturned.
Gagliano, 57, of Islip Terrace, was ejected from the truck and was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.
The truck, which is owned by Giaquinto Masonry Inc. in Deer Park, was impounded for a safety check by the Suffolk County Police Motor Carrier Safety Section.
Detectives are continuing to investigate whether a mechanical malfunction may have caused the crash. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.
|Incident:||Man Killed in Cement Truck Crash|
|Location:||Eastbound Sunrise Highway, west of Nicolls Road, Bayport|
|Date/Time:||Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 7:39 a.m.|