Truck hits trees, 1 dead, 1 injured

May 2, 2010 10:03:08 AM PDT
A Long Island man is dead and a second man is injured after their pickup truck veered off the road and crashed into two trees. The accident happened just before 4 a.m. Sunday on Yaphank-Middle Island Road in Yaphank.

Suffolk County police say 32-year-old Ronad Wisniski was driving a 2005 Nissan pickup truck north when it veered off the road and hit two trees.

Wisniski, of Ridge, was dead at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

His passenger, 21-year-old George Hengstenberg, was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital and released.