Boy, 4, dies in 3-car crash on Long Island

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

June 24, 2012 7:54:43 AM PDT
A 4-year-old boy has died in a three-car crash on New York's Long Island that also sent his mother and aunt to the hospital.

Suffolk County police say the crash happened Saturday night in Fort Salonga.

They say 53-year-old Gregory Henig, of Holbrook, was driving southbound when his vehicle hit a car driven by 41-year-old Jennifer Snyder, of Huntington Station, that was headed westbound.

Snyder's car then hit a third vehicle driven by a Brentwood man.

Snyder and her two passengers, her 29-year-old sister, Emily Snyder, and Emily's 4-year-old son, Finn Egan, were taken to a hospital, where Finn later died.

Henig was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The third driver and his two passengers were taken to a hospital and released.

Police are investigating the crash.

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