Quentin Abram, a Stony Brook University sophomore and Westbury resident, died in a car crash on Oct. 9.
At around 8:35 a.m., the car Abram was driving crossed into the opposite lane on Merrick Avenue in East Meadow before striking a tree, according to a news release. He was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead at 9:16 a.m., Newsday reported.
Abram was alone in the 2002 Toyota, according to Newsday. His car was impounded by police for safety and brake inspections. The investigation is ongoing.
Stony Brook University Dean of Students Timothy Ecklund sent an email on Oct. 11 informing students of Abram’s death.
“He had many friends at SBU and we will mourn his loss across our campus community,” the email read. “On behalf of Stony Brook University, I express our heartfelt condolences to his beloved family and friends.”