Cops: Freeport Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 33-year-old Freeport man was killed Saturday morning when his motorcycle crashed into a double parked tow truck in his hometown, Nassau County police said.

Edgar Menendez was operating a 1999 Yamaha motorcycle southbound on North Main Street at 10:20 a.m. when he attempted to change lanes and struck the rear corner of a double parked tow truck, police said. Witnesses at the scene told police that the motorcycle was traveling at “a high rate of speed,” police said in a news release.

Menendez suffered multiple chest injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The motorcycle was impounded for a brake and safety check, police said.

The tow truck driver was issued a traffic ticket for being double parked, police said.

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