- Associated Press - Saturday, June 13, 2015

EAST FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a father and his young son are dead after the father lost control of his car and crashed into a cemetery on Long Island.

The accident happened at 4 p.m. Saturday in East Farmingdale.

Suffolk County police say 44-year-old Ravi Maharaj was driving south on New Highway when he apparently lost control of his car.

Maharaj struck a fence and several headstones inside St. Charles Cemetery.

Maharaj, of North Amityville, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His 11-year-old son, Lochan Maharaj, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.


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