Long Island man charged with DWAI in crash that killed woman

April 18, 2013 5:03:17 AM PDT
A Long Island man is facing charges for his role in a deadly crash while he was allegedly on drugs.

The crash happened just before 6 p.m. Wednesday on Gazzola Drive and Sills Road in East Patchogue.

Camille Ricciardo, 71, died when a commercial truck driven by 23-year-old Justin Klein crashed into her car.

Klein was rushed to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Klein, who is employed by 84 Lumber, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and criminal possession of a controlled substance.