Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 52-year-old woman was killed in a chain-reaction car crash in her hometown of East Northport on Monday night.Suffolk County police said Karla Kovach was driving a Kia northbound on Larkfield Road when her vehicle struck a Nissan that was slowing in traffic near the corner of 5th Avenue at 9:50 p.m.The Nissan hit the side of Mario’s Pizza and the Kia spun into the rear of a Mercedes, which then rear-ended a Cadillac, police said.Kovach was taken to Huntington Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Nissan was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore for treatment of serious injuries. The driver of the Mercedes and her two child passengers were transported to Huntington Hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the Cadillac and his passenger were not injured.Second Squad detectives impounded the Kia, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on this crash to call them at 631-854-8252.
Roderick Larry Bailey, 88, born July 17, 1928, with God’s grace exchanged his earthly life for one of immortality Sept. 22, 2016.A 1946 graduate of St. Paul High School, Rod was a devout Christian, farmer, rural mail carrier, historian, humorist, Mason and lifelong resident of Decatur County.Rod married his sweetheart, Mary Louise (Lee), on May 11, 1947. Theirs was a love proven to have lasted a lifetime. Together they successfully raised four grateful children on the Tlinkatonda family homestead.Rod is survived by his wife and children: Sandra Silver and husband Greg; Larry Bailey and wife, Charlotte; Nancy Nolan and husband, Tom; and Lloyd Mark Bailey and wife, Judith; along with 10 loving grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.Roderick was the last surviving of six children born to Lloyd David and Frances Varble (Reed) Bailey.He was preceded in death by his parents; along with siblings, Dr. Lyle Bailey, Pauline Steen, infant Mary Ellen Bailey, Ivan Bailey and Donald Bailey; and infant granddaughter, Sarah Silver.The family expresses a special thanks to the staff at Major Hospital and Ashford Place Health Campus in Shelbyville for the care and respect they extended to Roderick and his family.Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Glenn E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul, IN 47272.Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, at the funeral home, followed by burial at Van Pelt Cemetery in Waldron.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Heartland Hospice, in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be shared at www.glennegeorgeandson.net.“He who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.” 2 Corinthians 9:6We love you, Dad. “You bet!”