Brooklyn family of 5 killed in Long Island car crash on Southern State Parkway

The driver, her three children and their grandmother

The driver, her three children and their grandmother died in the accident.

BROOKLYN - Five members of a Brooklyn family were killed in a fiery crash on Long Island Saturday night. 

According to police, 37-year-old Myriam Lebrun was behind the wheel of a Honda Accord when it veered off the Southern State Parkway, struck a tree and burst into flames. 

They say that Lebrun's three children and their grandmother were also in the car, and had all been returning home from a family gathering. 

The other victims have been identified as 68-year-old Moise Yolande, 14-year-old Marcus Jeanty, 9-year-old Marcel Jeanty and 8-year-old Kayla Jeanty.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

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