Mineola Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 37-year-old Mineola man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Roslyn Heights on Election Day.

Nassau County police said Joao Cunha was riding a Yamaha northbound on Roslyn Road when he was in collision with a vehicle that was turning into a parking lot near the Long Island Expressway shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday.

The victim was taken to North Shore University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Homicide Squad detectives impounded the vehicles. The other driver was neither injured nor charged.

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