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Farmingville motor vehicle crash

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Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a
pedestrian in Farmingville on Feb. 5.

Steven Godden was driving a 2022 Mercedes-Benz northbound on North Ocean Avenue at Granny Road
when he swerved in an attempt to avoid hitting Roland Degroff, who was running east across the
roadway at the intersection against the direction of traffic control devices at 7:40 p.m. The Mercedes
struck Degroff, who was then struck by a 2021 Hyundai Sonata being operated by Yair Pacheco.

Degroff, 58, of Port Jefferson Station, was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue
where he was pronounced dead. Neither Godden, 41, of Mount Sinai, or Pacheco, 44, of Coram, or two
passengers in the Mercedes-Benz, were injured.

The vehicles were both impounded for safety checks. Detectives are asking anyone with information on
the crash to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

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Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that critically injured a woman in Farmingville on Dec. 17. Gilma Liceth-Perez was driving a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta southbound on Leeds Boulevard, making a left turn onto Portion Road, when her vehicle was struck by a 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe traveling westbound on Portion Road at 1:56 p.m.

Liceth-Perez, 45, of Patchogue, was transported by the Farmingville Fire Department to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was listed in critical condition. Her passenger, Dayanara Perez-Reyes, 19, of Patchogue, and the driver of the Hyundai, Emma Vilmenay, 20, of Babylon, were transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.