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76-year-old man dies after crashing pickup into Huntington Station house

Posted: 8:48 PM, Dec 10, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-10 20:48:40-05

HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. — Police say a 76-year-old man is dead after he crashed his pickup truck into a house on Long Island.

The incident happened at 11:50 a.m. Saturday in Huntington Station.

Suffolk County police say James A. Burke was driving a Ford Ranger pickup when he veered off the road, went through a fence and struck a house.

Burke was taken to Huntington Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities believe he may have suffered a medical event prior to the crash.