Driver sought in hit-and-run crash that killed motorcyclist in Suffolk County


RIVERSIDE, LONG ISLAND, NY – Police in Suffolk County are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred last week, according to Riverhead Local.

Southampton Town Police said a motorcycle rider died in a collision with an SUV July 12 in the area of County Road 104 near Pine Street in Riverside.

The victim, identified as 38-year-old Leroy Quintin Ferry of East Quogue, was driving a Hayabusa motorcycle north on County Road at about 5:45 a.m. when he was struck by the other vehicle.  Ferry was found lying in the roadway when responding officers arrived.

The driver of the SUV was reported to have fled the scene heading east on Pine Street after the accident.

Investigators issued a description of the vehicle they are a looking for.  It is an early 2000s model tan SUV that is believed to have damage on the passenger side.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to contact Southampton Town Detectives.

A portion of County Road 104 was shut down after the crash. New York State Police were assisted at the scene by the Riverhead fire department, and Flanders Volunteer Ambulance.

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