HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Police in Long Island are investigating a crash that left one man dead after his vehicle struck a house in Suffolk County Saturday morning.

Authorities say James A. Burke was driving a 2003 Ford Ranger pickup truck eastbound on East 3rd Street just before noon when his vehicle veered off the road, went through a fence, and struck the home at 36 East 3rd street.

The Huntington native was transported to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was 76-years-old.

Police believe he may have suffered a medical event prior to the crash.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.


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