Greenport man killed in dirtbike crash

07/19/2010 12:00 AM |

A 23-year-old Greenport man died Sunday night after he and another dirtbike rider collided on a private road in East Marion, Southold Police said.
Jefferson Treadwell was on his dirtbike headed west in Cove Beach Estates shortly before 11 p.m. when he crashed into another bike being driven in the opposite direction by Terrence Lawrence, 29, of Greenport.
Both riders were transferred to Eastern Long Island Hospital, where Mr. Treadwell was pronounced dead from injuries sustained in the accident.
Mr. Lawrence was later transferred to Stony Brook University Medical Center for further treatment of his injuries, police said. It was not immediately clear how badly injured Mr. Lawrence was.
The dirtbikes involved in the accident were impounded for safety inspections and there are currently no criminal charges pending, police said.
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