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CARGO VAN MAY BE LIABLE IN FATAL ACCIDENT LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK (July 30, 2016) 

A 35-year-old man was killed and another person was injured in a car accident in Mastic Beach when a Cargo Van ran into them, according to ABC 7 News. Authorities have been able to identify the pedestrian that died as Billie Benetatos. The car crash took place on Mastic Road around 10:30 p.m. on Friday. Billie Benetatos was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was later pronounced dead. Authorities have said that a second man who as been identified as Brett Locke sustained a broken clavicle in the accident. Authorities will continue to investigate the car crash in order to determine liability.

HELPING THOSE IN NEED BY RAISING AWARENESS

If you or someone that you know has been affected by this accident, we will gladly help raise awareness of any gofundme campaign set up to support the victim or their family. We can link to it in this post which is then spread across our social media platforms. You can send your request to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Our staff at the RMFW Law Firm were deeply saddened to learn about the tragic pedestrian collision in Mastic Beach that killed Billie Benetatos. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim's family as they cope with such an incredible loss. If there is anything that we can do for them with questions they have about what  happened or their rights, our phones are always on (800) 660-2264.

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