NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Long Island man is dead after he lost control of his car and crashed into a Long Island Rail Road platform.
Newsday reports that the accident happened early Saturday at the LIRR station in Deer Park.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Police say 45-year-old George Seeley of Amityville lost control of his car and crashed into the eastbound platform.
Seeley was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, where he died of his injuries.
Train service on the Ronkonkoma Branch was suspended for a short time.READ MORE: 'I Can't Take This Anymore': Heavy Rain In Tri-State Area Renews Flooding Concerns For Many Still Dealing With Damage From Ida
LIRR crews are making temporary repairs to the damaged platform.
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