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Joseph Beer

Joseph Beer (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Teen Makes Bail In Crash That Killed Four Of His Friends

Joseph Beer, 17, is accused of being high on marijuana and speeding when he crashed his brand new car into trees along the Southern State Parkway on October 8.

01/18/2013

Joseph Beer (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged With Vehicular Homicide In Southern State Crash That Killed 4 Friends

Joseph Beer, 17, was handcuffed and escorted to court six weeks after surrendering to police after crashing his car on Long Island’s Southern State Parkway. He is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide.

11/16/2012

The scene of a deadly crash in Malverne, NY on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Nassau DA Calls For ‘More Robust Driver Training’ Following Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash

The goal, Rice said, is to prevent another fatal incident from happening through enhanced driver education.

10/14/2012

Darian Ramnarine's grandmother mourns his death. (credit: CBS 2 |inset: Handout)

EXCLUSIVE: Victim’s Grandmother Speaks Out After L.I. Parkway Tragedy

The family of Darian Ramnarine is inconsolable, saying they will never be able to give their loving 18-year-old son a proper religious goodbye because his casket has to be closed.

10/10/2012

The scene of a deadly crash in Malverne, NY on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Driver Of Car That Crashed, Killing Four On Southern State Parkway, Out Of Hospital

Joseph Beer was behind the wheel when his car slammed into trees in Malverne. Darian Ramnarine, Christopher Khan, Neal Rajaba and Peter Anthony died instantly.

10/10/2012

The scene of a deadly crash in Malverne, NY on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Sources: L.I. Parkway Crash Survivor Told Police He & Friends Smoked Marijuana Before Deadly Accident

Grief counselors were on hand Tuesday at Richmond Hill High School in Queens where two of the teens, Darian Ramnarine and Christopher Khan, were recent graduates.

10/09/2012

The scene of a deadly crash in Malverne, NY on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Police: 4 Killed, Driver Hurt In Violent Southern State Parkway Wreck

Four people were killed in a single car crash Monday on Long Island when their car split in half after it veered off the road and slammed into some trees, New York State Police said.

10/08/2012