Motorcyclist Killed in Hempstead Crash with Drunk Driver
Hempstead, NY – According to Nassau County police, a motorcyclist, 31, was killed when a Hempstead man, 29, struck him while driving drunk on Burr Avenue at around 10:55 p.m. on August 30. The impact of the collision threw the biker off his Suzuki motorcycle and died at the scene. The suspect was charged with second-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault, second-degree vehicular manslaughter, second-degree reckless endangerment, reckless driving, and driving while intoxicated.
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