1 dead in fiery Long Island crash

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

April 20, 2013 9:07:14 AM PDT
A man was killed early Saturday morning when his car crashed on the Southern State Parkway in Roosevelt, Long Island.

Police say 23-year old Timothy Kearney was traveling westbound on the Southern State Parkway at around 4:30 a.m. when his Toyota Camry left the roadway west of exit 21 and drove onto the center median, striking the guide rail.

The Toyota mounted the rail, overturned and struck a tree before catching on fire.

Kearney, who was alone in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.