Dirt biker, passenger hurt in crash with truck in Mastic, cops say

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Suffolk County police are investigating a crash between a dirt bike and a pickup truck that occurred in Mastic on Saturday night.

The crash occurred on Patchogue Avenue at about 8:15 p.m.

Erik Alvarez, 19, of Mastic, was turning left into a driveway from westbound Patchogue Avenue when his 2002 Chevy Avalanche collided with a dirt bike carrying John Colon, 18, of Mastic, and a 16-year-old female passenger.

Colon and the passenger, also of Mastic, were airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital, police said.

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Alvarez did not need medical attention, police said.

No charges were filed in this case, but the investigation is ongoing, according to police.

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