SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Zachary McCarthy, of Lindenhurst, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday boat collision in Suffolk County.
McCarthy, 25, was killed in a Sunday in a two-vessel collision near Babylon Great South Bay.
According to reports, McCarthy was aboard a Activator motorboat operated by a 19-year-old Lindenhurst man, when the vessel came into contact with a Boston Whaler, operated by a 58-year-old Farmingdale man near the West Fox Creek Channel in Babylon on Sunday around 3 p.m.
McCarthy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The two boat operators were transported to area hospitals in unknown minor condition.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Suffolk County is a predominantly suburban county on Long Island and the easternmost county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 1,493,350, estimated to have decreased slightly to 1,481,093 in 2018, making it the fourth-most populous county in New York – Wikipedia.
FAIR OAKS, OK. (THECOUNT) — Zachary Helms has been identified as the victim in a Fair Oaks I-44 crash involving a pickup truck and a semi-trailer Sunday night.
EMS crews responded to reports of an accident involving a semi-box trailer and pick-up truck on the Creek Turnpike near I-44 and 412 eastbound late Sunday night, reports Fox23.
Upon arrival, first responders located victims injured in a pickup truck that rear-ended the semi-box trailer and continued until it became lodged underneath the rig, according to Fox23
According to reports, Helms and an unidentified 9-year-old passenger, were transported to a local hospital where Helms was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the violent crash.
The condition of the youth was not provided by officials.
The investigation into the cause of the crash continues.
Anyone with possible information on the incident should contact police at 911.
FYI: Fair Oaks is a town in Rogers and Wagoner counties in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The population was 103 at the 2010 census, a 15.6 percent decline from 122 at the 2000 census. It is a suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, source Wikipedia.