Mastic Beach Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash in his hometown of Mastic Beach on Thursday evening.

Suffolk County police said Thomas Smith was riding a Yamaha southbound on Longfellow Drive when he struck a Dodge that was backing up into a driveway shortly before 7 p.m.

Smith was thrown from the motorcycle and taken to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue where he was pronounced dead.

The other driver, 52-year-old Joseph Garraffa, was not injured.

Seventh Squad detectives impounded the vehicles, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information on the crash to contact them at 631-852-8752.