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Sep 9, 2018 3:48 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Man Dies After Two-Car Accident In East Hampton On Sunday

East Hampton Fire Department members of the “White Knights” rescue company used a hydraulic tool to free a driver from her car who was involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident on Springs-Fireplace Road on Sunday morning.     COURTESY MICHAEL HELLER
Sep 11, 2018 3:44 PM

An East Hampton man was pronounced dead after a car accident in East Hampton on Sunday morning.

According to East Hampton Town Police, Juan C. Chitarroni, 74, was driving his 2016 Chevrolet southbound on Springs-Fireplace Road at 9:38 a.m. when his car struck a 2013 Toyota traveling north.

Mr. Chitarroni was transported by ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. According to a police report, it is believed Mr. Chitarroni experienced a medical problem just prior to the accident.

The operator of the 2013 Toyota, who was not named by police, was transported to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives are continuing the investigation and ask that anyone who witnessed the accident contact East Hampton Police.

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