Four dead in Long Island crash

Oct. 8, 2012 at 4:22 PM

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Four people were killed Monday in a gruesome single-car crash on an expressway on Long Island in New York when their vehicle was cut in half, police said.

The crash took place on Southern State Parkway near Exit 7 in West Hempstead, New York's WNBC-TV reported. No reason for the mishap, which happened about 4 a.m., was given. The Subaru left the roadway at high speed and struck a tree, splitting the car in two.

WNBC-TV said at least one person was taken to a hospital in unknown condition.

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