Medford Man Killed in Yaphank Motorcycle Crash

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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