1 dead in boat vs. bridge collision

August 17, 2008 10:01:35 AM PDT
Police said an early morning boat-vs-bridge collision left a Long Island man dead and another injured.Authorities responding to a call found Michael Ruscito, 21, of West Islip dead after his boat struck a support of the Robert Moses Causeway Bridge early Saturday morning. Matthew Sullivan, 21, also of West Islip, was taken to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries, which authorities said were not life-threatening.

Authorities said the boat was traveling westbound when it hit the bridge. The vessel has been impounded.

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