An elderly Melville man was killed in a crash Friday afternoon on Bagatelle Road, Suffolk County Police said.
According to police, Sidney Stein, 82, was driving a 2004 Lexus northbound on Bagatelle when he apparently lost control of his car. The vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and struck a tree just north of Hemingway Drive.
Stein, of Bardini Drive, was taken by the Melville Fire Department to North Shore LIJ Plainview Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The vehicle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.