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Community college dean charged in deadly Meadowbrook crash

(Brentwood, Long Island) - A horrible accident on the Meadowbrook Parkway Monday claimed the lives of two people and police said the man responsible drive with a suspended license and happens to be a Suffolk Community College Dean for Student Services.

50 year old Robert Beodeker was released Tuesday on a $1000 bail after he was arraigned on charges of reckless driving and second degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

Emergency crews were on the scene of an accident that claimed the lives of two men on the Meadowbrook State Parkway.

Emergency crews were on the scene of an accident that claimed the lives of two men on the Meadowbrook State Parkway.

Monday’s crash shut down a quarter mile stretch of the Meadowbrook Parkway for hours and police said Boedeker, who was driving a GMC pick up truck, drove into a disabled Nissan Maxima. The two men with the Maxima were killed almost immediately.

Boedeker remained employed with Suffolk County Community College as of Tuesday evening. The college provided PIX11 with a statement to say “While not officially contacted, we understand through news reports that the individual involved is one of our employees. As this is an ongoing police investigation, the College will wait until it can review the outcome of that investigation.”

Boedeker is expected back at court on March 7.


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