Lindenhurst, NY (July 3, 2020) – A motorcyclist identified as Jose Espinal-Padilla, of Copiague, was killed in a collision with another vehicle on Thursday night, July 2nd. The accident happened at the intersection of North Wellwood Avenue and Newark Street in Lindenhurst.
According to authorities, Espinal-Padilla was struck by an unspecified vehicle that was trying to make a left turn at around 9:30 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene and transported the severely injured rider to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip. He was pronounced deceased a short time later.
No identities have been released and no charges were reported. The events that led to this incident are under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jose Espinal-Padilla at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York
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