Cops: Bellmore man died in motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist was fatally injured in a two-vehicle cash on Newbridge Road in East Meadow, Nassau County police said. Videojournalist: Paul Mazza (Oct. 26, 2011)

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A motorcyclist fatally injured in a collision with a car in East Meadow has been identified as Sean Goebel of Bellmore, Nassau County police said Thursday.

Goebel, 44, was northbound on Newbridge Road at 7:08 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a 2004 Mazda making a left turn onto Lawn Drive, police said. He was thrown from his motorcycle and pronounced dead at a hospital at 7:40 p.m., police said.

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The 18-year-old operator of the Mazda, who was taken to a hospital for observation, was not identified.

Police said it appeared no criminality was involved; both vehicles were impounded for safety checks.

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