Cops: Girl, 16, killed in Holtsville drunken driving crash

Sep 8, 2008 Full story: Newsday.com 304

A Centereach teen was charged with driving while intoxicated after a late-night crash claimed the life of a 16-year-old Selden girl who was a passenger in his sport utility vehicle, police said Monday.

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mhjyu

Bronx, NY

#1 Sep 8, 2008
rip

“Let's go Yankees”

Since: Jul 08

Long Island

#2 Sep 8, 2008
very sad
Todd Schuster

New York, NY

#3 Sep 8, 2008
So sad. When will people learn? Teenagers, drunk driving & SUV's & lack of seat belt usage. Deadly combinations. Becuase of this a young female teen is gone forever. Sympathy to Amy's family. Can't think of anything worse than burying a child.
Tommy

Bronx, NY

#4 Sep 8, 2008
Its more sad that a 19 year old was driving drunk and speeding down Woodside Avenue AGAIN! When will these dopey teenagers and early twenties kids learn how to drive correctly???
Reality Bites

Union City, NJ

#5 Sep 8, 2008
Very sad about the girl, but if she knew the driver was drunk, some sympathy can be lost. I hope they prosecute the driver to the fullest extent possible. We have enough of age people driving while drunk - we don't need underage ones, too.

Isn't there ANYTHING to do in Centereach/Selden area besides drinking? Jeez.
noway27

Middle Island, NY

#6 Sep 8, 2008
What is this, the second time in a month or two that some young girl is out driving with some guys a few years older and the girl was not wearing a seatbelt? This time the driver was drinking? Smell a trend? What happened to common sense...or better yet, a want for survival? Where the hell are the parents. Hell, it was a sunday night at almost 12:00. Do these kids even go to school?

I'm sorry but this happening far too much...there IS a problem. Somewhere along the lines, something is breaking down and this is the end result. Keep calling things like this 'accidents' and say that parents aren't to blame and it'll just keep happening. You think you're doing the right thing by being sensitive to everyones feelings but that's what is getting these kids killed to begin with.

Instead of figuring out how to keep up with Chinas math curriculum, teachers should be showing students pictures of their fellow classmates after accidents such as this one, maybe drive it through their head to maybe be a LITTLE bit more careful. All the formal education in the world doesn't help much when you don't have enough common sense instilled in you to keep yourself out of unbelievable dumb situations in order to stay alive.

And I hope the driver gets the book, and whatever else anyone can find thrown at him. Hell, the other passengers should be responsible as well. They all could have prevented this by stopping the drunken fucking idiot drom driving.
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH

Westhampton Beach, NY

#7 Sep 8, 2008
THE NEWS SHOULD HAVE SAID MIKE WAS A HEROIN ADDICT, THAT WENT TO REHAB FOR 2 DAYS....THAT HE WAS SEEN SLEEPING AT A GAS STATION IN HIS TRUCK A FEW NIGHTS AGO STRUNG OUT ON HEROIN...ANTHONY ..A FELON AND KNOWN DRUGGIE AND JUVENILLE DELINQUINT WHERE THE HELL ARE THE PARENTS HEADS ?? UP THEIR ASSES!!....DENIAL SEEMS TO BE A MAJOR KILLER!!
TO DAWN, AMY'S MOM...WE ARE SO SORRY...SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL KID!!
WHEN ARE THESE KIDS GOING TO LEARN...<PARENTS> GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER!!!!..ITS AN EPIDEMIC IN CENTEREACH AND SELDEN..DRUGS ARE KILLING OUR KIDS..NOT THE ROADS..LIKE THE OTHER IDIOT MOTHER ON THE NEWS....KIDS + DRUGS + SPEEDING = DEATH!
LETS GET REAL...WAKE UP..STOP MAKING EXCUSES!
HOW MANY MORE HAVE TO DIE!
centereach

Franklin Square, NY

#8 Sep 8, 2008
mike was drunk and on pills.
hes so dumb!!!
AMY WAS BEAUTIFUL AND DIDNT DESERVE THIS. I LOVED THAT GIRL WITH ALL MY HEART.<33
ddd

United States

#9 Sep 8, 2008
rip amy.
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH

Westhampton Beach, NY

#10 Sep 8, 2008
Hope the cops check out Seafield rehab in Westhampton where mike checked in for a 28 day stay and was thrown out in 2 days ..for shooting up at rehab...wow..I hope the cops start watching all these kids....heroin..is nothing, they are more into RX drugs and booze They get the pills from home more than anything else...
I'm sure the Hospital will notice his track marks and up the charges..DWI is a joke!! a 16 year old child died... The gas station on the corner of Holbrook road and Middle country sells beer to minors..its so obvious ..what are the police doing...did any parents notice three of our children's friends from CHS have died within the past 4 months?? of course your kid does'nt do these things!!! To the idiot that judged my last post as nuts...your prob be a child that did that ..and you are prob one of the druggies..and if you continue to walk the streets and do what all your friends are doing...your parents will be nuts when they are burying you...I hope that day never comes..I as a parent are getting very tired of hearing about all the deaths in Centereach and Selden. Dr Picone Better up that security at CHS this shit is going on right under their noses....EPIDEMIC!!!!TO ALL PARENTS" DENIAL IS A DEATH SENTENCE"
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH

Westhampton Beach, NY

#11 Sep 8, 2008
I HOPE THE COPS STAKE OUT THAT FUNERAL..AND WATCH ALL THE POSERS...THAT ARE HIGH...AND PRETEND TO CARE..LEAVE AND CONTINUE TO GET HIGH...THEY WILL USE HER DEATH AS ANOTHER EXCUSE TO DO DRUGS...AND SADLY ENOUGH SHE WILL BE FORGOTTEN BY NEXT WEEK! AND IN ABOUT 4 WEEKS ....WE'LL HEAR OF ANOTHER LIFE GONE...AND THE VICIOUS CIRCLE CONTINUES...CALL A DAMN TOWN MEETING AT CHS...INFORM PARENTS NOW!!!!....STOP COVERING THIS UP..ITS KILLING OUR KIDS!
RUINING HARD WORKING CARING FAMILIES THAT DONT SEEM TO HAVE A CLUE! "IGNORANCE" ..ANOTHER KILLER
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH

Westhampton Beach, NY

#12 Sep 8, 2008
TO THE IDIOT THAT JUDGES AS FUNNY AND NUTS...I FEEL SORRY FOR YOU AND WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO PUT YOUR FAMILY THROUGH..ITS EASY TO DIE..MUCH HARDER TO LIVE. ALL YOU KIDS WANT TO PLAY GROWN UP GAMES....TRUTH IS THERE ARE MAJOR CONSEQUENCES! DO YOU FIND IT FUNNY THAT AMY IS DEAD?
PLEASE GROW UP NOW, BECAUSE WHEN YOU DIE ..YOUR FAMILY HAS TO CONTINUE TO LIVE W/ WHAT YOU HAVE DONE!
LIFE IS A GIFT WE HAVE GIVEN YOU..AND YOUR WASTING IT. FOR WHAT ? DRUGS? AM I LYING IN ANYTHING I SAY?

Since: Jun 08

Brooklyn, NY

#13 Sep 9, 2008
Good going Michael Ilvento you friggin' moron. This idiot should have just crashed into a tree or pole and done society a favor. I hope he kills himself in jail.
liner

Hicksville, NY

#14 Sep 9, 2008
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH wrote:
I HOPE THE COPS STAKE OUT THAT FUNERAL..AND WATCH ALL THE POSERS...THAT ARE HIGH...AND PRETEND TO CARE..LEAVE AND CONTINUE TO GET HIGH...THEY WILL USE HER DEATH AS ANOTHER EXCUSE TO DO DRUGS...AND SADLY ENOUGH SHE WILL BE FORGOTTEN BY NEXT WEEK! AND IN ABOUT 4 WEEKS ....WE'LL HEAR OF ANOTHER LIFE GONE...AND THE VICIOUS CIRCLE CONTINUES...CALL A DAMN TOWN MEETING AT CHS...INFORM PARENTS NOW!!!!....STOP COVERING THIS UP..ITS KILLING OUR KIDS!
RUINING HARD WORKING CARING FAMILIES THAT DONT SEEM TO HAVE A CLUE! "IGNORANCE" ..ANOTHER KILLER
Since you seem to know so much about what's going on, perhaps you should visit your local police precinct and enlighten them with some of your knowledge.
you already know

White Plains, NY

#15 Sep 9, 2008
liner wrote:
<quoted text>
Since you seem to know so much about what's going on, perhaps you should visit your local police precinct and enlighten them with some of your knowledge.
SCPD 6th Pct. is familiar with all these people. They ALL have been arrested. Ilvento has a court date 10/8 for crack possession. Other one for stealing...still others for heroin.
you already know

White Plains, NY

#16 Sep 9, 2008
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH wrote:
THE NEWS SHOULD HAVE SAID MIKE WAS A HEROIN ADDICT, THAT WENT TO REHAB FOR 2 DAYS....THAT HE WAS SEEN SLEEPING AT A GAS STATION IN HIS TRUCK A FEW NIGHTS AGO STRUNG OUT ON HEROIN...ANTHONY ..A FELON AND KNOWN DRUGGIE AND JUVENILLE DELINQUINT WHERE THE HELL ARE THE PARENTS HEADS ?? UP THEIR ASSES!!....DENIAL SEEMS TO BE A MAJOR KILLER!!
TO DAWN, AMY'S MOM...WE ARE SO SORRY...SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL KID!!
WHEN ARE THESE KIDS GOING TO LEARN...<PARENTS> GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER!!!!..ITS AN EPIDEMIC IN CENTEREACH AND SELDEN..DRUGS ARE KILLING OUR KIDS..NOT THE ROADS..LIKE THE OTHER IDIOT MOTHER ON THE NEWS....KIDS + DRUGS + SPEEDING = DEATH!
LETS GET REAL...WAKE UP..STOP MAKING EXCUSES!
HOW MANY MORE HAVE TO DIE!
DENIAL ON THE PART OF THE PARENTS IS A HUGE FACTOR IN THESE TRAGEDIES.
NO ONE IS INNOCENT HERE. ALL OF THESE THREE HAD SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROBLEMS AND HAD BEEN ARRESTED FOR VARIOUS CRIMES.
NIGHT SCHOOL...DROP OUTS...DRUG ABUSE...ALCOHOL ABUSE...STEALING....ARREST RECORDS...BY THE AGE OF 16?????
I CAN ONLY HOPE THEIR SIBLINGS WAKE UP AND LEARN A LESSON
you already know

White Plains, NY

#17 Sep 9, 2008
REAL PARENT IN CENTEREACH wrote:
Hope the cops check out Seafield rehab in Westhampton where mike checked in for a 28 day stay and was thrown out in 2 days ..for shooting up at rehab...wow..I hope the cops start watching all these kids....heroin..is nothing, they are more into RX drugs and booze They get the pills from home more than anything else...
I'm sure the Hospital will notice his track marks and up the charges..DWI is a joke!! a 16 year old child died... The gas station on the corner of Holbrook road and Middle country sells beer to minors..its so obvious ..what are the police doing...did any parents notice three of our children's friends from CHS have died within the past 4 months?? of course your kid does'nt do these things!!! To the idiot that judged my last post as nuts...your prob be a child that did that ..and you are prob one of the druggies..and if you continue to walk the streets and do what all your friends are doing...your parents will be nuts when they are burying you...I hope that day never comes..I as a parent are getting very tired of hearing about all the deaths in Centereach and Selden. Dr Picone Better up that security at CHS this shit is going on right under their noses....EPIDEMIC!!!!TO ALL PARENTS" DENIAL IS A DEATH SENTENCE"
http://iapps.courts.state.ny.us/webcrim_attor... , MICHAEL P&county=SUFFOLK&court =Criminal Court&recordType=C&rec ordNum=10665213
SCsupra

Middle Island, NY

#18 Sep 9, 2008
You guys all blame the kid driving. How about the other two people known to be in the car? The girl killed and the other guy? Maybe they ended up to be the vic this time but what if that truck hit you or someone you loved? The deceased girl and the other kid were just along for the ride and did nothing to stop this kid who was obviously intoxicated on something from driving. IMHO they were ALL being incredibly stupid and had no regard for anyone elses life. Sure, nobody wants to see anyone die as a result of these things but I say better them than one of us as it could have just as well been somebody else minding their own business that they hit.
freind of family

Toronto, Canada

#19 Sep 9, 2008
People although this is a tragedy, and there is a lot of fault to be blamed, Lets remember that Amy's family and freinds will read these comments, what they need to read in these comments are prayers and condolences. So with that said, Frank, Dawn and family my prayers are with you and i am truly sorry for your loss.
Wacky People

Brooklyn, NY

#20 Sep 9, 2008
Amy Bartolotta, 16

On the night before the start of a new school year

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