For Immediate Release
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Incident: Motorcyclist Killed in Crash
Location: Sheep Pasture Road near Willis Avenue, Port Jefferson
Date/Time: Friday, August 23, 2019 at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist in Port Jefferson on Friday evening.

Jason Russo was operating a 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Sheep Pasture Road near Willis Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle, left the roadway, and struck a tree at approximately 6:45 p.m.   


Russo, 35, of Patchogue, was transported to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson where he was pronounced dead.


The motorcycle was impounded for a safety check. Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

Authority: Geraldine Hart, Commissioner 19-476656
Suffolk County Police Department

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