A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon in a crash on Sunrise Highway in Baldwin, police said.

The crash happened about 2:50 p.m. at Central Avenue when Nassau County police said the motorcycle struck the passenger side of a vehicle and came to rest in the westbound lanes. Sunrise Highway was temporarily closed for the investigation.

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A 71-year-old woman driving her 2010 Dodge Journey east on Sunrise Highway made a left turn, heading north on Central, when a 20-year-old man driving a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle crashed into the passenger side of the Dodge, police said.

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The motorcycle rider was thrown from his bike in the crash and suffered multiple trauma injuries, police said. The motorcyclist was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The woman driving the Dodge was also taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Neither driver was identified.

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Both the motorcycle and the Dodge were impounded for safety checks.