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Man Killed in E. Patchogue Crash

Police say motorcycle driven by 42-year old male collides with another vehicle Monday night in East Patchogue.

Update at 9:40 a.m.: The motorcyclist who was killed in the crash has been identified as Elliot B. Smith, 42, of North Babylon. The driver of the 1998 Ford Explorer has been identified as Marie Volpe, 20, of Center Moriches. 

A North Babylon man was killed Monday night in East Patchogue when the motorcycle he was riding was hit by another vehicle, Suffolk County Police said.

According to police, a 20-year old female from Center Moriches was traveling eastbound in the left lane of Montauk Highway when her vehicle collided with a 2007 Suzuki motorcycle that was traveling westbound near the intersection of Sills Road.

The motorcyclist was taken to in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead. The female driver was also taken to Brookhaven Memorial and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are withholding the identities of both drivers pending the notification of relatives.

The vehicles were impounded for safety checks and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552. 

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Felicia Lee June 13, 2012 at 08:20 PM
Elliot we inherited you into our family and in return we inherited three beautiful cousins. I am sooooooo in shock and disconnected about this you will be missed rest in Paradise. To his biological family my heart and love goes out to you all. R.I.P Elliot You will be missed dearly. Fee
LISA E. June 13, 2012 at 09:34 PM
Lisa E. To the person who stopped and tried to save him, thank you! Elliot is a wonderful person and was an amazing father to his children, they were his world. Miss you soo much Elliot. RIP DJ LES!!<3
The family of Elliot Smith would like to thank Maggie for her heroic efforts in trying to save his life at the scene. Pat could you please call me or have Maggie call me at 540.632.1777? Thank you. Tracy Todd Hunter
Karen June 14, 2012 at 04:33 AM
Rip Elliot.. This is such a tragedy. Elliot was an amazing father and one of the nicest guys you could ever meet. My greatest memory is during the NY Blackout in 2003 my daughter only 2 months old Elliot knocked on my door to make sure I didn't need anything because he was on his way to the store for his family... That was just the kinda person he was...thinking of others first.
jane johnson June 14, 2012 at 05:06 AM
There are no words that I can say that would be enough, Eliiot you will be missed you were a true person and always a good spirit, to the family your angel will always be with you. Your legacy will live on..RIP Jane


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