Oceanside Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

A 35-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash in the victim’s hometown of Oceanside over the weekend.

Nassau County police said Richard Soulant was riding a Harley Davidson southbound on Fortesque Avenue when he lost control and hit a curb near the corner of Christopher Street at 3:46 a.m. Sunday.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead an hour later.

Fourth Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.

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