Joseph Beer, 17, was the driver of a car in which four teenagers were killed after he lost control on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview and crashed, police said.
Joseph Beer is brought into the Nassau County
Joseph Beer is brought into the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola. (Nov. 16, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
Mourners attend the funeral of Christopher Khan, one
Mourners attend the funeral of Christopher Khan, one of four young men killed in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway. (Oct. 10, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Relatives of Christopher Khan reach out to the
Relatives of Christopher Khan reach out to the hearse carrying his remains after his funeral service. (Oct. 10, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)

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Relatives of Christopher Khan near the hearse carrying
Relatives of Christopher Khan near the hearse carrying his remains after his funeral service. Khan was one of four young men killed in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway. (Oct. 10, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Christopher Khan's mother, Sheriffa Bhawa, is carried to
Christopher Khan's mother, Sheriffa Bhawa, is carried to an ambulance after passing out during his funeral service. Khan is one of four young men killed in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway. (Oct. 10,2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Mourners attend the funeral of Christopher Khan, one
Mourners attend the funeral of Christopher Khan, one of four young men killed in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway. (Oct. 12, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
Darian Ramnarine, 18, is shown a cellphone image.
Darian Ramnarine, 18, is shown a cellphone image. He was one of four victims killed in a single-car crash on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview. (Oct. 8, 2012) (Credit: Handout )
Peter Kanhai, 18, was one of four victims
Peter Kanhai, 18, was one of four victims in the fatal accident on Southern State Parkway early on Oct. 7, 2012. (Credit: Handout)

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Peter Kanhai and Christopher Khan, both 18, are
Peter Kanhai and Christopher Khan, both 18, are shown in a cellphone photo. The friends were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on the Southern State Parkway. (Credit: Handout )
Neal Rajapa, who would have turned 18 next
Neal Rajapa, who would have turned 18 next Wednesday -- were pronounced dead at the scene, as were three other passengers in the car, officials said. (Credit: Handout)
Neal Rajapa, who would have turned 18 on
Neal Rajapa, who would have turned 18 on Oct. 17 -- were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on the Southern State Parkway, officials said. (Credit: Handout)
Joseph Beer, 17, was the driver in the
Joseph Beer, 17, was the driver in the fatal accident, police said. (Credit: Handout)
Outside his home is Somdat Bhawa, father of
Outside his home is Somdat Bhawa, father of Christopher Khan, who died in a car crash on the Southern State Parkway. (Oct. 9, 2012) (Credit: Uli Seit)

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Felecia Pasram and boyfriend Izais Rodriguez, both of
Felecia Pasram and boyfriend Izais Rodriguez, both of Brooklyn, visit the crash site. (Oct. 9, 2012) (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)
Friends of the teens killed set up a
Friends of the teens killed set up a makeshift memorial at the crash scene. (Oct. 9, 2012) (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)
Travis Maharana, 17, of Valley Stream, recovers a
Travis Maharana, 17, of Valley Stream, recovers a friend's shoe from the crash scene. (Oct. 8, 2012) (Credit: James Carbone)
The makeshift memorial at the crash scene. (Oct.
The makeshift memorial at the crash scene. (Oct. 9, 2012) (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)
Tiffany Haniff, 18, of Richmond Hill, lights a
Tiffany Haniff, 18, of Richmond Hill, lights a candle in memory of her friends who were killed in the crash. (Oct. 9, 2012) (Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)
Jonathan Espinosa, 17, of Woodhaven, outside of Richmond
Jonathan Espinosa, 17, of Woodhaven, outside of Richmond Hill High School the day after a car crash which left some of his fellow students dead. (Oct. 9, 2012) (Credit: Charles Eckert)
New York State Police investigate the scene of
New York State Police investigate the scene of the fatal accident where four teens were killed. (Oct. 8, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)
New York State Police investigate the scene of
New York State Police investigate the scene of the fatal accident. (Oct. 8, 2012) (Credit: Howard Schnapp)