EAST FARMINGDALE, New York — An 18-year-old is dead after he crashed his motorcycle into a pole on Long Island.
Suffolk County police say the accident happened at 2:40 a.m. Saturday in East Farmingdale.
They say James Barnett of Bay Shore was making a left turn when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a pole.
Barnett was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage, where he was pronounced dead.
The motorcycle was impounded for a safety check.
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