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1 dead, another seriously injured in Babylon crash

One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a two-car accident in Babylon early Saturday morning.

According to police, the collision occurred at Route 231 and Union Boulevard just before 2:30 a.m

Authorities said the crash brought down power lines and snapped two utility poles.

The road will remain closed from Saturday afternoon. Officials say crews are working to repair the broken cables.

Neighbors told News 12 they witnessed numerous motorists speeding along Route 231.

“It’s sad that someone lost their life, but speeding happens all the time on Route 231 and John Street. People need to slow down and respect life,” said a resident.

Police have not yet revealed the names of those involved in the accident and the circumstances that led to it.