Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Freeport

Man killed after being ejected from motorcycle, passenger in critical condition.

According to Nassau County Police, on Saturday at 8:02 p.m., Ernest W. Kittel, 42, of Lindenhurst, was operating his Suzuki motorcycle eastbound on Mill Road in Freeport. He had a 29-year-old female accompanying him on his rear seat. Kittel failed to negotiate a bend in the road and struck the curb line and a utility pole at the intersection of Buffalo Avenue. Kittel and his rear seated passenger were ejected from the motorcycle and onto the roadway.

Both Kittel and his passenger were immediately transported to a local hospital where Kittel was pronounced dead at around 9:00 p.m. and his passenger was treated and is reportedly listed in critical condition.

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