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Pregnant Woman Killed on Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike

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Southampton Town Police confirm the death of Michelle Forbes-Greaves, 31, of Bridgehampton who police say drove her 2001 Saturn into a tree at 551 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike around 8:02 a.m. Wednesday, April 13.

Forbes-Greaves is reported to have been eight months pregnant.

Police say the driver had been heading southbound on the Turnpike when it crossed over into the northbound lane, subsequently sideswiping one tree before crashing into a second tree head-on. Forbes-Greaves was pronounced dead on the scene.

The Bridgehampton Fire Department helped extricate the driver from the vehicle, which was impounded by the police department for further investigation. A portion of the Turnpike was closed for about three hours as a result of the accident and subsequent investigation.