Motorcyclist Killed in Collision Near Jericho Turnpike

A motorcyclist was killed Friday afternoon near the intersection of East Jericho Turnpike and Deer Park Road in Huntington.

A car driving north on Deer Park Road was turning left into the Wendy’s restaurant and collided with the motorcyclist that was southbound on Deer Park Road at about 1 p.m.

The auto driver, Joan Petrosino, 65, of Dix Hills, was uninjured. The identification of the motorcyclist is pending notification of relatives.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating the crash.


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