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Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

Accident occurred on Route 25A, East of Carley Avenue in Huntington.

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred in Huntington this morning.

Second Precinct police officers responded after a 911 caller reported a man laying on the ground next to a motorcycle at 4:10 a.m.

An investigation by Second Squad detectives revealed Benjamin Koche was operating a Honda motorcycle eastbound on Route 25A, just east of Carley Avenue, when he apparently failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. His motorcycle left the roadway and struck a pole.

Koche, 23, of 65 Centershore Road, Centerport, was pronounced dead at the scene by a physician assistant from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner, according to police.

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to call the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

Kevin Markham June 14, 2011 at 02:00 AM
RIP Ben !

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