Family, Friends Saying Goodbye To Mother, 7-Year-Old Son Killed In Manorville Crash

MANORVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – On Saturday, family and friends begin saying goodbye to a mother and son who were killed in a car accident on Long Island.

Keri Trinca and her 7-year-old son Jason died in a car crash in Manorville last Saturday. The family’s two smallest children, ages 2 and 4, were critically injured and are now being cared for by their dad, also named Jason.

On Friday, Jason Trinca held his 2-year-old son’s Christopher’s hand as he thanked first responders who helped save his two other children.

“Although Christopher’s recovery is a miracle, we still need thoughts and prayers for my daughter,” he said.

Christopher’s 4-year-old sister Marialena was badly injured and is still in serious condition at Stony Brook Hospital.

Memorials and fundraisers over the past week have helped Jason Trinca raise money for medical bills. Hundreds of friends and family fought tears while remembering little Jason. Some even wore number 48, the boy’s award-winning Go Kart number. It was his favorite pastime.

Visiting hours for Keri and Jason Trinca are Saturday and Sunday in Lake Ronkonkoma. A funeral mass will be held Monday in Center Moriches.

Please share your thoughts below…

  • Manorville resident

    County Rd 11 in Manorville is a very dangerous road, please obey the speed & watch the lights when you are passing through our little town out to enjoy yoursellves in the Hamptons…SLOW DOWN PEOPLE!

    • alexis

      my friend is very sad because jason and his family are really colse to them they cryed there eyes out i feel so bad for them

  • David Ruffin

    One of the saddest things in life, when something like this happens….and we never know why.

  • Lynette

    praying for strength and healing for your precious children and may god bless you and your family Jason. Always in my prayers.

  • TC


  • Diane

    God be with you Jason and your other two children,all of you are in my prayers..

  • Franz

    Heartfelt condolences to the family and friends.

    I just have to say something to the editors here. The headline looks like the son killed the mother. The comma should be AFTER the word SON. Punctuation means everything in a sentance. Doncha know ??? I would give you an example, but it’s not appropriet.

    • Gail

      Good grief people. How about leave the comma out and put the word “and” after mother and before 7 ?? Makes more sense.
      Condolences to her husband and surviving children.

    • Clark

      Hey Franz, do you know how to spell “sentence”? Or “appropriate”?

      • Franz

        No, I don’t. Why not show me. Mr Spellin policeman. I wrote it quickly and wasn’t paying attention to spelling. Point I was making was the headline is deceiving. Now lock me up. for it.

    • TJ

      Um, if you are going to be the punctuation police you might want to make sure you have a grip on spelling and grammar. Sentance? Doncha?? Appropriet??? Good Lord. RIP and condolences to the family.

      • Franz

        YAWN, see above. ^^^^^^

  • ricky

    our thought and prayers are with u jase and family

  • Barbara Taileb

    God Bless the family.

  • PAUL


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