LYNBROOK, Long Island (WABC) -- An off-duty NYPD officer was killed in a two-car crash on Long Island Wednesday morning.
It happened at Peninsula Boulevard and Hempstead Avenue in Lynbrook just before 6:50 a.m.
The force of the collision sent the officer's car into a tree.
Officer Vincent Persaud was pronounced dead at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream.
The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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Off-duty NYPD officer dies in 2-car crash on Long Island