Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York An alleged drugged driver has been accused of causing a crash that killed an 82-year-old man in Sayville while the suspect was fleeing a hit-and-run Sunday evening, Suffolk County police said.Thomas Herman was driving his Chevrolet Trailblazer westbound on Main Street when he struck five vehicles, fled the scene and then simultaneously struck a westbound Honda Accord and an eastbound Hyundai Elantra that he was trying to pass between shortly after 5 p.m., police said.The driver of the Elantra, Sam Longo of West Islip, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 79-year-old Ann Gilbert of Oakdale, was taken to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore where she is listed in critical but stable condition with neck and pelvic injuries.The driver of the Honda Accord, 49-year-old Robert Schutt of Sayville, was treated for minor injuries at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue.Herman, 46, of Patchogue, was also taken to Brookhaven hospital for non-life-threatening neck, facial and internal injuries.He was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and leaving the scene of an incident. Police said additional charges are possible as the investigation continues.Fifth Squad detectives ask anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or any of the events leading up to it, to call them at 631-854-8552 or call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
Omer F. “Pee Wee” Kinker, age 90 of Greensburg, died Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Aspen Place in Greensburg. Born November 25, 1927 in Decatur County Indiana, he is the son of Anna (Nee: Duvelius) and Harry Kinker. He married Rita Niese January 19, 1957 at St. Louis Church in Batesville and she preceded him in death April 7, 2002 after 45 years of marriage. Pee Wee was a farmer as well as a truck driver for the Hill-Rom Company 36 years. He served in the army during the Korean War, driving supply trucks to the front line under the cover of darkness.When asked about his hobbies, his family responded, “work.” He was one of those individuals that stayed busy. In addition to working for Hill-Rom he also raised feeder pigs and ran the family farm. Pee Wee also liked time in the woods where he would usually be chopping wood, coon hunting or mushroom hunting. A Reds fan, his family also indicated he liked the Bengals, but could root for the Colts too, depending on who was in the room or which team was winning. Pee Wee was also known for his homemade horseradish.He is survived by daughters Jean (Steve) Lynch of Laurel, Indiana, Nancy (Gene) Wallpe of Greensburg, Patty (Mark) Kohrman of Sunman, Mary Land (partner Kenneth Foster) of Greensburg; sons Mike (Judy) Kinker, Jerry (Connie) Kinker, Steve (Gretchen) Kinker, all of Greensburg; sisters Loretta Kinker of Greensburg, Julie Pumphrey of Columbus, Indiana, Rosemary Cook of Batesville; brother Louis Kinker of Greensburg; 25 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren with two more on the way. In addition to his wife and parents, he is also preceded in death by sisters Virginia Heck, Margaret Mollaun, Leona Moeller; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.Visitation is Tuesday, September 4th, from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, September 5th, at St. Catherine of Sienna Church in Enochsburg with Rev. Bill Ehalt officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors conducted by the Ripley County V.F.W. Post #3183 and Prell-Bland American Legion Post #271. The family requests memorials to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana or the Wounded Warrior Project.
RelatedPosts Pirlo not out to copy anyone after Juventus’ comfortable opening win Higuain joins Inter Miami after Juventus exit Juve’s Pirlo gamble makes new Serie A season the most open for years French midfielder Blaise Matuidi will leave Juventus after three seasons following the mutual termination of his contract, the Serie A champions said on Wednesday.Matuidi, linked with a move to Major League Soccer side Inter Miami in the Italian media, made 45 appearances for Juventus across all competitions last season as they claimed the league title for a ninth season in a row. “The French midfielder leaves Juventus after three years and five trophies won at the club,” Juventus said in a statement.“Blaise is someone who will always be in our hearts and we wish him all the very best for the future.”Matuidi, who arrived in Turin from French side Paris St Germain in 2017, won three Serie A titles with Juventus.Capped 84 times by France, the 33-year-old was part of the 2018 World Cup squad which defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final.He also made over 100 appearances for French club St Etienne between 2007 and 2011, before moving to PSG where he won four Ligue 1 titles. —Tags: Blaise MatuidiInter MiamiJuventusMajor League Soccer