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Motorcyclist killed in Holtsville crash with SUV, Suffolk police say

The scene of a crash Saturday night in

The scene of a crash Saturday night in Holtsville that left a Mount Sinai motorcyclist dead, Suffolk police said. Credit: James Carbone

A 28-year-old motorcyclist from Mount Sinai was killed Saturday night in Holtsville after colliding with an SUV at a County Road 83 intersection, Suffolk police said.

The motorcyclist, Frank Shepard, hit a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas at about 11:25 p.m. as the SUV made a left turn onto County Road 83 from Fairview Avenue, police said.

The driver of the Volkswagen was heading east on Fairview Avenue when he attempted to make the turn at the intersection, police said. That's when Shepard, driving a 2021 Ducati motorcycle south on County Road 83, collided with the vehicle.

Shepard went to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. The driver of the Volkswagen was uninjured, police said.

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