1 dead after SUV strikes a tree on LI

April 6, 2010 8:25:51 AM PDT
One person was killed after an SUV lost control and hit a tree early Tuesday morning on Long Island.The SUV was apparently going southbound on Plainview Road when the driver lost control and struck a tree on the northbound side of the road.

The crash happened just after 5 a.m.

The driver was pronounced dead. A passenger was injured and taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for injuries.