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Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Mastic

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MASTIC, NY - On July 22nd at about 8:45 P.M., the Mastic FD and Mastic Ambulance were dispatched for a report of a vehicle crash on Somerset Ave. and Mastic Rd. On arrival, responders found that a Toyota Matrix and a motorcyclist were involved in a serious crash. The motorcyclist was quickly packaged up by ambulance personnel while fire department personnel assisted at the scene. Suffolk Police immediately closed the road to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Mastic Beach Ambulance was also called to the scene. The 35-year-old motorcycle operator was transported by Mastic Ambulance to Long Island Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured and remained at the scene. The road was closed for several hours for a police investigation.

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JOHN WALTHERSSenior Correspondent

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