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Motorcyclist killed in Port Jefferson crash, police say

A motorcyclist died after a crash Friday evening

A motorcyclist died after a crash Friday evening on Sheep Pasture Road in Port Jefferson. Credit: Stringer News Service

A motorcyclist died Friday evening after losing control and leaving Sheep Pasture Road in Port Jefferson, striking a tree, Suffolk police said.

Jason Russo, 35, of Patchogue, was pronounced dead at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson after the 6:45 p.m. crash, police said.

His 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle, which he was riding west near Willis Avenue, will undergo safety checks, police said.

Anyone with information should call Suffolk police at 631-854-8652.

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