LONG ISLAND, NY – Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a Central Islip man in Smithtown yesterday morning.
According to Suffolk County Police, James Poallo was driving a 2002 Hyundai Sonata westbound on West Jericho Turnpike when he attempted to make a left turn into a parking lot at 894 West Jericho Turnpike when his vehicle was struck by an eastbound 2001 Ford F350 pickup truck.
The pickup truck driver, Guillermo Linares, 46, of Huntington, was not injured. His adult male passenger was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
Poallo, 61, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this case to call the Fourth Squad at 631-854-8452.
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