- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 15, 2017

MEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Police on Long Island say three people have died and four others have been injured after a car crashed into an SUV.

Suffolk County Police responded to the crash in Medford on Monday afternoon. Police say 20-year-old Dominick Lopez, of Shirley, lost control of his vehicle, travelled into oncoming traffic and struck an SUV.

Authorities say Lopez and his passenger, 23-year-old Derek Buffa, of Mastic Beach, were ejected from the car. Police say the two men died at the scene of the crash.

A rear passenger in the SUV, 67-year-old Aida Cardenas, of Selden, was pronounced dead at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Center. The 41-year-old driver of the SUV, his 33-year-old wife, both of Bellport, and their two sons were treated for injuries that are not life-threatening.

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