Long Island man arrested after multi-car crash on LIE in Woodbury leaves 1 dead

WOODBURY, Long Island (WABC) -- A man is under arrest following a multi-car crash on the Long Island Expressway in Woodbury that left one person dead.

The vehicles collided in the eastbound lanes at exit 44 just before 11:50 p.m. Thursday.

One of the vehicles hit a guard rail, ejecting a passenger, who was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim's identity has not yet been released.

Police arrested 20-year-old Jonnathan Santos of Manhasset.

He is charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter and driving while impaired.

Eastbound lanes were closed at exit 44 for the investigation. They reopened around 6 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.
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