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Woman Killed in Brentwood Crash, Driver was DWI

A Brentwood man was arrested for driving while intoxicated during a crash that left one woman dead early Saturday morning, Suffolk County police said.

Luis Lazo, driving a 2000 Hyundai Elantra, crossed the double yellow line into oncoming traffic at 2:40 a.m. and collided into a 2000 Dodge Neon driven by Saul Garcia on Brentwood Road in Brentwood.

Laura Avrams, 38, of Bay Shore, the front passenger in Garcia’s vehicle, was transported to Southside hospital where she was pronounced dead. Garcia, 39, an another passenger were also taken to Southside hospital and were treated for injuries.


Lazo, 20, of 5 Willen Ln in Brentwood, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center for treatment of a broken femur. He was charged with driving while intoxicated.

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