Suffolk County Police charged a man with driving while intoxicated after a fatal crash in Huntington early Saturday morning.
Carlos Orellana Mata was driving a Infiniti QX60 east on Route 25, near Verleye Avenue when he
drove into the rear of a 2019 Volvo tractor trailer, also driving east on Route 25, about 12:17 a.m.
Update: Orellana Mata’s passenger, Leonel Lopez, 23, of East Northport, was pronounced dead at the
scene. The driver of tractor trailer, Ibrahima Doukoure, 38, of Newark, N.J., was not injured.
Orellana Mata, 35, of Bay Shore, was treated and released from Good Samaritan University Hospital in
Orellana Mata was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Major Case Unit detectives are
investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 631-852-6553 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.