Southern State Parkway crash leaves 2 dead, 4 injured on Long Island

ROOSEVELT, Nassau County (WABC) -- Two people were killed and four others injured in a crash in Nassau County on Thanksgiving night.

It happened on the westbound Southern State Parkway near exit 21 in Roosevelt at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday,

Police say two vehicles collided.

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The officers were greeted with bagpipes and applause from fellow officers.

Patricia Ramkissoon, 23, of Bay Shore and Elliott Bryant 23, of Brooklyn were pronounced dead at the scene

Four others were taken to area hospitals, two in serious condition.

The Southern State Parkway was closed from 8:30 p.m. Thursday to 3:30 a.m. Friday.

The collision remains under investigation, and the State Police are asking for anyone with any information to call (631) 756-3300.

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It happened at 12:21 a.m. Thursday as people were leaving a house party on Lincoln Avenue and Hewes Street in Brentwood.

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