CENTEREACH, NY. (THECOUNT) — Steven Benjamin, of Elmira, NY, has been identified as the victim killed in a Monday night motorcycle crash in Centereach.

Benjamin, 26, was killed in a crash between a motorcycle and a Jeep, driven by a 17-year-old girl, in Centereach Monday night, police said.


According to Suffolk Police, Benjamin was riding a 2004 KTM motorcycle west on Middle Country Road when he collided with a 2010 Jeep Liberty that had been traveling eastbound on Middle Country Road and was making a left turn onto Eastwood Boulevard at about 8:05 p.m. source

Benjamin was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

The driver of the Jeep, a unnamed 17-year-old female from Selden, remained at the scene and was uninjured in the collision.

The motorcycle and the Jeep were impounded for safety checks, officials said.

Anyone with information on the deadly crash should contact police at 911.