1 dead in fiery crash on Long Island Expressway

October 1, 2012 5:19:47 AM PDT
One person was killed early Monday when a car went off the Long Island Expressway in Melville and burst into flames.

The car crashed on the eastbound roadway near Exit 49 just after 3 a.m.

Eastbound lanes were closed between Exit 49 and 51 through the early morning hours.

Police are investigating the cause of the crash.

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