17-year-old killed, 3 teens injured in tragic Long Island car crash

A 17-12 months-old female died and three other teens were injured when the Mustang convertible they were being using in collided with a further auto and flipped about on Prolonged Island Wednesday.

Isabel Carella, of Smithtown, was killed and three teenage boys were injured — two seriously — in the horrific crash that finished with the convertible on the back again lawn of a house in Commack, Suffolk County Law enforcement reported.

The 4 superior schoolers had been driving in the convertible with its major down together Indian Head Road at 3:45 p.m. when the teenager driving swerved to stay away from a different motor vehicle and missing management.

Dominic Crocitto, 17, of Kings Park, was guiding the wheel of the Mustang. He skidded into the opposite lane and collided with a Jeep touring the opposite direction, police mentioned.

The convertible then spun out of manage, flipped and landed upright on the again garden of a residence on Ramsey Road, in accordance to law enforcement.

Carella was declared dead at the scene.

A few other passengers in the automobile ended up handled for injuries.
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Crocitto and 16-year-old passenger Joseph Gibiino, of Kings Park — who was ejected from the open convertible — every experienced significant injuries.

Crocitto was rushed in an ambulance to Stony Brook College Medical center and Gibiino was brought to Excellent Samaritan Medical center Health care Center.

The third passenger in the Mustang, Liam Feeley, 17, of Kings Park, was brought to South Shore College Healthcare facility for remedy of non-daily life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Jeep, 19-year-outdated Annalise Wilkes of Commack, was also introduced to Good Samaritan Clinic Health care Heart for non-lifestyle-threatening accidents.

At a push convention Thursday, Suffolk County Det. Lt. Michael Crowley mentioned investigators don’t feel dashing or use of medication or alcohol played a job in the crash, according to Newsday.

“The preliminary result in of the crash seems to be distraction on the section of the operator of the Mustang, but we have no proof to indicate that velocity was a element at this time,” Crowley mentioned.

A few of the 4 youngsters in the Mustang are college students at Kings Park Significant College.

“I am deeply saddened to inform you that previously currently there was a incredibly significant motor vehicle incident on Indian Head Street in Commack that included 4 Kings Park Significant University pupils – one particular Senior and three Juniors,” Superintendent of Kings Park Faculties Timothy Eagen said in a concept to mother and father.

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It is thought that alcohol, medicine, and dashing did not cause the crash.
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He claimed counselors will be on hand at the large college to help learners cope with the crash and ensuing death of Carella, who was a senior at the faculty and a member of the varsity kickline team.

Carella was passionate about dance and was a member of the Sara Jean Dance Corporation in Smithtown for the past two years, according to Newsday.

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Isabel Carella, a student at Kings Park Large School and member of Sarah Jean Dance Company, was declared lifeless at the scene.
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“She was a confident dancer, but she was humble, even though she experienced very fantastic capabilities,” owner Sara Jean Haas told the outlet. “She [was] a incredibly positive girl.”

The KIngs Park Substantial University PFA has begun a fundraiser to offset expenses for the Carella family members.