Three Women Killed In Crash, One Due To Be Married
In 2016, there were 34,439 police-reported car accidents which resulted in a fatality. This represents a 5.8% increase from 2015. These crashes led to a total of 37,461 fatalities, including both occupants and non-occupants. A staggering 58% of these fatal car accidents were single-vehicle crashes. 40% of all fatal car accidents began with the vehicle striking a stationary object, such as a street or road sign or a tree or a non-collision incident, such as a rollover. Rollovers accounted for 17.9 percent of all fatal crashes in 2016.
The New York Post reports on a deadly Long Island crash that killed three women, including one who was engaged to be married.
The crash occurred last Monday night in Mount Sinai just after 11 p.m.
23-year-old Dorea Lashea Brown, 24-year-old Rebecca Minunno died at the scene of the accident. Another woman was also killed, but her name has not been released.
The women were riding in a 2010 black Jeep Liberty. The vehicle veered off of the roadway and crashed into a utility pole, causing the vehicle to burst into flames.
A retired FDNY man witnessed the crash and tried to save the women according to the Suffolk police department.
Minunno’s father, Robert Minunno, said that his daughter owned the vehicle that was involved in the crash, but she was not driving at the time of the accident. Minunno’s Facebook page indicated that she was engaged to Chad Dugan.
The crash and its circumstances remain under investigation.