East Farmingdale Fatal DWI Crash Suspect Charged

A 39-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an alleged drunken driver in East Farmingdale over the weekend, Suffolk County police said.

Tomasz Myszke of Copiague was riding a Suzuki southbound on Wellwood Avenue when he collided with a northbound Ford F-150 pickup truck that was making a left turn onto Conklin Street at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, police said.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup, 49-year-old Edward Okon of Melville, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. He was not injured.

Okon is free on $25,000 bail and is due back in court Friday.

Major Case Unit detectives impounded the vehicles, are continuing the investigation and ask anyone with information about this crash to call them at 631-852-6555.

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