Police: Man accused of drunk driving, killing passenger in crash

A Commack man is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed his passenger.

News 12 Staff

Jan 13, 2019, 11:13 AM

Updated 1,960 days ago

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Police: Man accused of drunk driving, killing passenger in crash
A Commack man is accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed his passenger.
The accident happened on Dovecoat Lane in Commack near Dana Lane before 2 a.m. Sunday.
Police say Patrick McMahon, 48, lost control of his vehicle, hit a driveway pillar and a tree before overturning onto a front lawn.
Officials say backseat passenger 32-year-old Steven Sarvis, of Ronkonkoma, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police say McMahon and another passenger were treated for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
McMahon was charged with DWI and will be arraigned at a later date.
News 12 reached out to McMahon's family for comment.
Police say he lives one block over from the crash scene.


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