Dix Hills Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash

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A 27-year-old Dix Hills man was killed when his motorcycle was involved in a crash with a vehicle in East Meadow over the weekend.

Nassau County police said Erick Galletti was riding a Kawasaki westbound on Hempstead Turnpike when he crashed into a Toyota that was making a left turn from a parking lot near the corner of Newbridge Road shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday.

The victim was taken to to Nassau University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The other driver and his passenger were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Homicide Squad detectives are continuing the investigation.