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2 dead, 3 injured in Southern State Parkway crash

Posted at 4:49 PM, Jan 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-27 20:37:07-05

Two people were killed and three injured after a driver lost control and flew off the Southern State Parkway on Long Island around 6 a.m. Sunday.

The black Nissan sedan flew off the road and slammed into a tree near Exit 23 in North Merrick.  The violent crash killed two, who were pronounced dead at the scene.

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2 people died and 3 others were injured when a driver lost control Sunday morning and slammed into a tree

Three others were critically injured — including the driver.  According to reports, multiple limbs were severed in the bloody accident; paramedics had to search the nearby woods to locate them.

Authorities have not yet identified the crash victims.