Mastic Beach, NY – Brian Baker Killed in Auto Accident, Teen Injured on Mastic Rd near Blanco DrNY/NJ Legal News
Mastic Beach, NY (May 9, 2023) – A man from Moriches lost his life in a severe auto collision that occurred in Mastic Beach on Tuesday afternoon, May 9. He was identified as 43-year-old Brian Baker.
He was traveling on Mastic Road in a 2022 Hyundai headed north when he lost control and crashed into a tree. The incident took place at around 2:22 p.m., according to police.
The vehicle crossed over the southbound lanes of traffic onto a curb before striking the tree and then a utility pole, police said. Baker was pronounced deceased at the scene by a medic from the Mastic Beach Ambulance Company.
Additionally, a 16-year-old female in the vehicle at the time of the accident suffered injuries. Authorities in Mastic Beach are still investigating the details of the crash.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Brian Baker at this time.
No further information has been reported.
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