Man charged with DWI following fatal accident in Lindenhurst


Police say a man is charged with DWI in connection with a fatal accident in Lindenhurst on Friday afternoon.

It is said that 52-year-old Michael Goldstein, a motorcycle from Farmingdale, was sitting when he collided with a 2007 Toyota 4Runner that was heading north on Wellwood Avenue and turning left onto Buffalo Avenue.

Police said Goldstein was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center on the West Island, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the car, 56-year-old Andrian Kostyuk, was not injured.

Kostyuk of Lindenhurst, who is scheduled to be tried on November 28, was arrested.

Anyone with information about the accident should call the General Department at 631-852-6555.