A 32-year-old Hempstead man was killed in a motorcycle crash in his hometown Friday night, Nassau County police said.

The victim, Gregory Morrell, was traveling eastbound on Lawson Street at 7:12 p.m. when his motorcycle struck a car pulling into a driveway east of Long Beach Road, police said.

Morrell was transported to Mercy Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:27 p.m., police said.

The other driver was not injured, police said.

Both the car and motorcycle were impounded for brake and safety checks, police said. No criminality is suspected at this time.

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