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Fatal crash on Route 347 in Smithtown

Posted 2/18/2018

1215 hours. The Smithtown Fire Department was dispatched to a traffic collision on Route 347 at Route 111.

This is the information provided by the Suffolk County Police Department:

Suffolk County Police Fourth Squad detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a woman in Hauppauge today.
 Patrick Chestnut was driving a 2014 Mazda eastbound on Nesconset Highway when he attempted to make a turn at Route 111 and his vehicle crashed head-on with a 2017 Honda traveling westbound on Nesconset Highway at approximately 12:15 p.m. The driver of the Honda, Robert Sheehan, 73, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries.  His wife, Lorraine Sheehan, 70, was transported to St. Catherine’s of Siena Medical Center in Smithtown, where she was pronounced dead. Chestnut, 32, of Fairfield, Ohio, and his passenger Karma Spear, 31, of Bay Shore, were both transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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