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Police: Motorcyclist Killed, Wife Seriously Injured in Holbrook Crash

A Huntington Station man was killed and his wife was seriously injured when the motorcycle they were riding on crashed in Holbrook early Saturday morning, police said. 

According to police, James Burvenich, 36, was traveling northbound on Patchogue Holbrook Road, at an apparent high rate of speed, when he lost control of his 2004 Honda on a curve, and the motorcycle struck a guardrail at 1:12 a.m.

Burvenich was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.  

Burvenich’s wife, LeeAnn, 33, was also transported to Stony Brook University Hospital, where she was listed in serious condition. 

Both husband and wife were wearing helmets, police said. 

The motorcycle was impounded for a safety check. The investigation is continuing and detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Sixth Squad at 631-854-8652.

brookhavenconfucius May 06, 2014 at 11:39 AM
MR6, it's part of Life's rich pageant...live with it !
MR6 May 06, 2014 at 12:24 PM
Brookhavenconfucius, I am well used to living with uneducated, uninformed people. Get Off My Lawn, you are lumping all motorcyclist together. You know nothing about these people! Your lack of caring is evident. I'll pray that your family never undergoes any tragic situation that is reported incorrectly by the media and that you have to deal with inconsiderate people such as yourself. No matter the situation, his wife or mother should never have to read nasty comments such as yours!
brookhavenconfucius May 06, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Yeah, MR6, I can see you...live with it.
Stefanie Price May 09, 2014 at 10:50 PM
Both of u r wrong and I too hope u and yours do not have to go through such a tragic accident. Those comments should be removed and I wish I could see u cause u would also feel me.
Ace Frehley May 16, 2014 at 11:44 PM
Can't we all just get along?


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