It happened at about 4:45 a.m. Monday near Exit 60 in Lake Ronkonkoma. Eastbound lanes in the area were closed while authorities investigated.
Suffolk County police said 20-year-old Dallas Vadala was awaiting arraignment in Central Islip on Sunday.
Louisa Givens, of Lake Ronkonkoma, was sentenced to time served plus five years of probation by a Suffolk County judge on Wednesday.
With assistance from New York State Police troopers, officers recovered the body at approximately 12 p.m. Saturday.
Searchers are now using police dogs and a sophisticated underwater camera to try to locate 40-year-old Kevin Conley, who disappeared in Lake Ronkonkoma last Thursday.
The father of a kayaker reported missing in Lake Ronkonkoma said his son was dying from Huntington’s disease at the time of his disappearance.
The man went out in his kayak around 3 p.m. Thursday and someone saw the boat tip over, but the man never resurfaced, officials said.
Police launched a search Thursday afternoon for a man in Lake Ronkonkoma on Long Island, who reportedly tipped over in his kayak and never resurfaced.
Suffolk County police are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Lake Ronkonkoma on Tuesday.
Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?
The blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.
The state Department of Transportation has issued an apology to a Long Island family after a memorial garden dedicated to an 8-year-old girl with a terminal illness was destroyed by construction crews on Friday.
An inn and restaurant that once stood as a landmark and beacon for Long Island families has become a frustrating eyesore for residents of Lake Ronkonkoma.
Thomas Vaughan, 59, of Lake Grove has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he hit and killed a pedestrian in Lake Ronkonkoma around 2:30 a.m., police said.
On Tuesday, as schools reopened, many still want to know what went wrong after a scramble to clear campuses of a snowy mess.