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Driver Killed In Crash Into House In North Amityville

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

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NORTH AMITYVILLE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A 20-year-old Long Island man is dead, and his passenger was injured, after the car he was driving slammed into a house.

Roger Castro, 20, was headed down Great Neck Road in North Amityville around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, when he lost control of his car and spun off the road, police said.

The vehicle first hit a vacant house and then crashed into a home that was occupied.

Castro, of North Amityville, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. His passenger, a 15-year-old boy, was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

A resident in the home was treated at the hospital for minor injuries.

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