A 35-year-old man was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a tree on Long Island.
It happened at about 6:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 in Port Jefferson.
Jason Russo, of Patchogue, was operating a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Sheep Pasture Road near Willis Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and struck a tree, Suffolk County Police said.
Russo was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where he was pronounced dead.
The motorcycle was impounded for a safety check.
Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.
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