West Hempstead Crash Kills Motorcyclist

A 22-year-old man was killed when his motorcycle was involved in a crash with a car in West Hempstead shortly after midnight Wednesday.

Nassau County police said Christopher Louros was riding a Suzuki motorcycle westbound on Hempstead Turnpike when he collided with a Mercedes Benz 350 that was making a U-turn at the corner of Morton Avenue at 12:08 a.m.

The Mercedes then hit an unoccupied parked Honda Pilot but the driver was not injured.  Louros was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead

Homicide Squad detectives impounded the vehicles but did not charge the surviving driver.