A Commack convenience store clerk and a Dix Hills couple face criminal charges related to the death of 16-year-old Taylor Cavaliere, a Commack student who was on the Northern State Parkway after she left a party where alcohol was served, State Police said Wednesday.
Mohammad Ellahi, 54, of Bay Shore, a clerk at a 7-Eleven store on Jericho Turnpike, was charged with prohibited sale of alcohol and unlawful dealing with a child, police said.
Ellahi reportedly sold the alcohol to minors who brought it to the party in Dix Hills, where it was consumed by minors, police said.
, a junior at Commack High School who had attended the party, was killed after she was struck by a car after she left the party and walked onto the Northern State Parkway near Exit 42.
Robert and Lorri Gelb, of Dix Hills, were charged with violating Suffolk County’s Social Host Law after they allowed the consumption of the alcoholic beverages at their home by minors without attempting to stop it, police said.
Ellahi and Mr. and Mrs. Gelb were issued summonses to appear at First District Court on November 10.