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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