Carle Place crash kills off-duty Nassau County detective

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

November 6, 2013 12:58:41 PM PST
An off-duty Nassau County police detective was killed early Wednesday morning in a car accident in Carle Place, Long Island.

Police say the victim, Alfred Samaniego, was driving a 2011 GMC Acadia Denali westbound on the Glen Cove Road exit ramp of the Northern State Parkway at about 12:35 a.m.

He crossed over the northbound lanes and struck a US mail tractor trailer truck traveling southbound on Glen Cove Road.

Samaniego was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported. The investigation is continuing.