MANORVILLE, NY (CBSNewYork) — Police are still investigating a fatal crash on Long Island that killed a woman and her 7-year-old son and sent her two other children to the hospital.
Police say 30-year-old Keri Trinca and her 7-year-old son Jason died in Manorville on Saturday.
Trinca was driving her Honda Accord on Oceanview Boulevard when police say the vehicle was broadsided by a van.
One Suffolk County police sergeant says he knows how badly the family is hurting from their loss.
“It’s never easy. Something like this is definitely hard,” said detective Sgt. James McGuinness. “We all have children families. This is a terrible thing to have to go through right now.”
A makeshift memorial of balloons and stuffed animals mark the site of the crash.
Trinca’s 4-year-old daughter and 2-year-old son are at Stony Brook University Medical Center. The driver and passenger of the van weren’t seriously injured.
Police are still trying to figure out which driver was at fault.
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