SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Gary William Skaats Jr., of East Northport, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday night fatal motorcycle crash in Suffolk County.

Skaats, 30, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash in East Northport Saturday.


According to reports, Skaats was operating a Honda motorcycle on Jericho Turnpike near Verleye Avenue, when the bike came into contact with an SUV, operated by Logan Krauss, 36, of Dix Hills.

Skaats was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Krauss was not injured in the collision.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the crash should contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252.


Geo quick facts: Suffolk County is a predominantly suburban county on Long Island and the easternmost county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 1,493,350, estimated to have decreased slightly to 1,481,093 in 2018, making it the fourth-most populous county in New York – Wikipedia.