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Driver charged with vehicular homicide, DWI in fatal Mineola crash, Nassau police say

A 35-year-old Mineola man was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated following a crash that killed a motorcyclist Monday in Mineola, Nassau County police said.

Police said John Marron was making a U-turn near the intersection of Old Country Road and Willis Avenue when his vehicle collided with a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle operated by a 35-year-old man just after 9:30 p.m. The motorcyclist, whose identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin, was transported to a nearby hospital, where police said he was pronounced dead.

Following an investigation Marron was charged with second-degree vehicular homicide, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and reckless endangerment. Arraignment details were not immediately available Tuesday.

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