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SCPD Investigating East Moriches Vehicle Crash that Left One Dead, Three Injured

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A driver traveling on Montauk Highway at a high rate of speed lost control of the vehicle and crashed into Croce’s Body Shop, officials say.

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SCPD are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed one man and seriously injured a woman in East Moriches on Sunday, August 20.

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East Moriches, NY - August 21, 2017 - Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed one man and seriously injured a woman in East Moriches on Sunday, August 20.
 
Diego Balvuca-Rivera was driving a 2008 Ford Edge westbound on Montauk Highway at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into Croce’s Body Shop, 398 Main Street, at approximately 9:30 p.m.
 
Balvuca-Rivera, 30, of Bellport was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner. An unidentified female passenger suffered serious injuries and was airlifted by police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital. The two other passengers in the vehicle, both male, were transported by East Moriches Ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. 
 
The Town of Brookhaven Building Inspector was called to the scene to assess damage to the building. The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752.