Update: Thomas Smith, the driver during the fatal accident, was released Sunday on $75,000 bail. Results of urine and blood tests, which Smith consented to at the time of his arrest, are expected in Tuesday, according to reports.
Rocky Point teen Ryan Baumgartner was killed in a crash at 1:24 a.m. Saturday and the driver, Thomas Smith, 20, of Ridge, was arrested on charges of driving while ability impaired by drugs, Suffolk County police said.
According to a report in Newsday, five Suffolk County teens were heading home early Saturday after a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey when the driver, Smith, fell asleep. Their vehicle then slammed into a tree off William Floyd Parkway in Ridge, killing Baumgartner and Smith's girlfriend, 19-year-old Jacqueline Salvador, also from Ridge.
A 17-year-old Johnny Salvador, Jacqueline's brother, was flown to Stony Brook University Medical Center where he's being treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to the report. Smith and another 16-year-old female passenger weren't injured, police said.
The crash investigation is ongoing. Click here for more on this story in Newsday (subscription required).