COMMACK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An off-duty Suffolk County police officer was killed Friday after his car collided with a garbage truck in Commack.
It happened just after 3:30 a.m. near Siracusa Boulevard.
Police said Patrick Curley, 40, was driving westbound on Route 25 in his SUV when he crashed into a Winters Brothers garbage truck that was backing out of a business.
Curley was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the garbage truck, 59-year-old James Jarosch, was not injured, police said.