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25-Year-Old East Patchogue Motorcyclist Killed In Motor Vehicle Crash on Montauk Highway

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Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist in Blue Point this morning.

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Steven Larsen, 25, of East Patchogue was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Blue Point, NY - June 22, 2016 - Suffolk County Police Fifth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist in Blue Point this morning.

Steven Larsen was operating a 2016 Yamaha motorcycle westbound on Montauk Highway when he passed a vehicle on the left at a high rate of speed and struck an eastbound 2013 Honda Civic that was making a left turn into the parking lot of Eastern Athletic Club, located at 9 Montauk Highway.

Larsen, 25, of East Patchogue, and the Honda driver, Nancy Schlener, 77, of Sayville, were both transported via Patchogue Ambulance to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where Larsen was pronounced dead and Schlener was treated for minor injuries.

Both vehicles were impounded for safety checks. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this crash to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.