Update, 4:20 p.m.
Suffolk County police have identified Commack resident Abraham Sparber, 90, as the man killed in a two-car crash on Vanderbilt Motor Parkway Tuesday morning.
Police said Patrick Williams, 46, was driving a 2003 box truck westbound on Motor Parkway when his vehicle struck a 2010 Hyundai driven by Sparber, who was attempting to make a left turn out of a parking lot onto eastbound Motor Parkway.
Sparber was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was declared dead, according to police.
Williams was not injured in the crash.
Detectives are asking anyone who may information on the crash to call 631-854-8452.
Original story with update at 1:10 p.m.:
A fatal accident in front of the former Waldbaum's has closed down Vanderbilt Motor Parkway in Commack.
A silver Hyundai Elantra was t-boned on the driver's side door was by a white box truck near the Commack Road and Vanderbilt Motor Parkway intersection in Commack at approximately 9:30 a.m Tuesday.
Suffolk County police called for a helicopter to airlift one person to a local hospital, according to early reports, which was then canceled as the drive was transported via ambulance. The transported person was declared dead at the hospital, according to police.
Police shut down Vanderbilt Motor Parkway eastbound between Commack Road and Harned Road, with limited traffic westbound to conduct an investigation. The scene of the crash has been taped off as a crime scene.
Two Suffolk County Crime Scene units were called to the scene. Police were taking photographs of the accident and searching for any possible eye witnesses.
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