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Motorcyclist Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash in Cold Spring Harbor

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a man in Cold Spring Harbor today.

Andrew Garafalo was operating a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle southbound on Woodbury Road, when he crossed a solid double yellow line to pass another vehicle also traveling southbound at approximately 4:50 p.m. Garafalo, who was traveling at a high rate of speed, struck a 2001 Nissan SUV which was making a left turn from Saw Mill Road to travel north on Woodbury Road.

Second Precinct officers and members of the Advanced Life Support MedCAT team responded.  Garafalo, 21, of 268 Wolf Hill Road, Melville, was transported to Huntington Hospital via Huntington Community First Aid Squad where he was pronounced dead.

The operator of the 2001 Nissan, Sean Phillips Mayoka, 19, of Cold Spring Harbor, was not injured.

Both vehicles were impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with any information to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.

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