Editor’s Note: Updated 4/7/21 to include a GoFundMe link for the families.
NORTH HILLS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two men were killed when a box truck hit an overpass Monday on the Long Island Expressway.READ MORE: Driver Arrested After Car Slams Into Scaffolding On East Side
It happened shortly after 5 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near exit 36 in North Hills.
Nassau County Police say the box truck went off the roadway and crashed into the overpass for Shelter Rock Road.READ MORE: NYPD Enlists Volunteers For Citywide Graffiti Cleanup Initiative
The driver and his passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Police ask anyone who witnessed the crash to call the Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS or the Homicide Squad at 516-573-7788.MORE NEWS: 3-Year-Old Child Killed In Hartford Shooting
A GoFundMe fundraiser has been established to help support the families of the victims. For more information, CLICK HERE.