East Shoreham Crash Leaves Scooter Rider Dead

A 25-year-old Rocky Point man was killed when he crashed his scooter head-on with an SUV in East Shoreham on Tuesday afternoon.

Suffolk County police said Nicholas Kennedy was riding his scooter eastbound on North Country Road when he crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and collided with a westbound Dodge Ram at 1:53 p.m.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The other driver was not injured.

Both the Dodge Ram and the scooter were impounded for safety checks.  Seventh Squad detectives impounded both vehicles and are continuing the investigation.

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