DIX HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 22-year-old man was killed when he lost control of his Jeep on the Northern State Parkway, officials said.
Thomas Hardy, of East Northport, was driving a 1997 Jeep Cherokee on the parkway east of Wolf Hill Road near the Dix Hills Road overpass around 1 p.m. Saturday.READ MORE: Federal Arrest Warrant Issued For Gabby Petito's Missing Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Fire officials said Hardy lost control of the Jeep and pulled onto the center median where the vehicle struck a guardrail and flipped into a tree.
Firefighters used heavy-duty extraction tools to free Hardy and a male passenger from the vehicle.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
They were taken to Huntington Hospital in Huntington, New York where Hardy was later pronounced dead. His passenger was in stable condition.
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