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.