A 34-year-old Medford man was killed in a motorcycle crash with an SUV in Yaphank on Sunday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said Michael Luthy was riding a Kawasaki northbound on Sills Road when he collided with a Mercury SUV at the corner of Expressway Drive North at 2:40 p.m.

Luthy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, 38-year-old Israel Berger Carrera-Garcia of Flanders, suffered minor injuries when her SUV’s air bag deployed.

Sixth Squad detectives impounded the vehicles for a safety check, are continuing the investigation and ask that anyone that may have witnessed this crash to call them at 631-854-8652 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.  All calls will remain confidential.


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Timothy Bolger is the Managing Editor for the Long Island Press who’s been working to uncover unreported stories since shortly after it launched in 2003. When he’s not editing, getting hassled by The Man or fielding cold calls to the newsroom, he covers crime, general interest and political news in addition to reporting longer, sometimes investigative features. He won’t be happy until everyone is as pissed off as he is about how screwed up Lawn Guyland is.