The incident happened just after 8pm on Tuesday, July 4 in West Hills.

Suffolk County Police say a Huntington Station man was driving a 2017 Honda Accord northbound on Sweet Hollow Road, south of Chichester Road, when the vehicle entered the southbound lane and head-on crashed into a 2010 model Toyota Prius.

Marlon Nunez, a 23-year-old Honda backseat passenger at Huntington Station, was pronounced dead after being taken to Plainview Hospital.

Flores Gracias was airlifted by Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries.

Two other occupants of the Honda were taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Toyota, Giorgi Patarkalashvili, 25, of Brooklyn, was taken to Huntington Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The Accord driver, Leo Flores Gracias, 26, was charged with DUI. He will stand arraignment at a later date.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to call the Major Crimes Unit at 631-852-6555.

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