Long Island man charged with DWI in motorcycle crash that killed his wife

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Sunday, October 11, 2015

BAY SHORE (WABC) -- A Bay Shore man is charged for driving while intoxicated after his motorcycle crashed, killing his wife early Sunday morning.

Suffolk County Poice say Michael R. Proctor, 26, was operating a 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle eastbound on Sunrise Highway in West Islip when he lost control of the motorcycle at Exit 41 at 12:30 a.m.

His wife, Megan Proctor, 26, who was a passenger on the motorcycle, was transported via ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Hospital in West Islip where she was pronounced dead.

Michael Proctor was also taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where he is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Proctor was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

The motorcycle was impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the crash to contact the Vehicular Crime Unit at 631-852-6555.