A fifth victim of the devastating Farmingdale car crash that took place early Saturday has died, authorities said.
Nassau police said Cody Talanian, 17, of Farmingdale was pronounced dead Sunday at 10 p.m. at Nassau University Medical Center.
Police also officially released the names and ages of the other four teenagers who were traveling in the same car with Talanian and died the night of the crash. They are Tristan K. Reichle, 17, of Farmingdale; Jesse J. Romero, 18, of South Farmingdale; Carly Lonnborg, 14, of South Farmingdale; and Noah Francis, 15, of Farmingdale.
According to Nassau police, the accident occurred at 12:04 a.m. when a 2001 Nissan with the five teenagers in it, heading west on Conklin Street, crossed into the eastbound lanes and collided with a GMC Suburban.
Three people in the Nissan were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Staples Street, police said. The male driver of the Nissan was transported to the hospital, where he was also pronounced dead, police said.
The passengers in the GMC are expected to survive, police said over the weekend.
The Village of Farmingdale has declared Monday a day of mourning for the community. A prayer vigil was held St. Kilian Roman Catholic Church Sunday night.
Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.Follow us on Facebook here for the latest breaking news alerts.