Copiague mom, 10-year-old daughter killed in DWI crash near JFK Airport
A Copiague community is in mourning after police say a mother and her daughter were killed in a crash Sunday night near John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The victims identified as 31-year-old Diana Granobles and 10-year-old Isabella Granobles lived on 43rd Street.
Police say Tyrone Absolam, of Jamaica, Queens, was driving at a high speed and drunk with two kids when he hit Diana Granobles's car.
Both the mother and daughter were taken to Jamaica Hospital where they were pronounced dead.
A resident who was too distraught to talk on camera said they both were loving and a beautiful family that had recently moved to the neighborhood.
Absolam and three other passengers who were in his car were taken to a hospital.
He was charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, assault and driving while intoxicated.