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: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Get 4 Points From Panarin In Rout Of Blackhawks
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: NYC Hospitality Alliance: Mayor De Blasio 'Grinch' For Vaccine Mandate That May Keep Tourists With Young Children Away
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: Hate Crimes Spike Citywide, New NYPD Data Reveals
A GoFundMe fundraiser has been established to help support the families of the victims. For more information, CLICK HERE.