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Motorcyclist killed in Southern State Parkway crash, police says

The North Bellmore Fire Department, Nassau County Police

The North Bellmore Fire Department, Nassau County Police and New York State Police responded to a fatal motorcycle accident on the westbound Southern State Parkway at Newbridge Road in North Bellmore just after 1 a.m. Friday, May 29, 2015. Photo Credit: Paul Mazza

An Elmont man was killed early Friday when he crashed his motorcycle on the Southern State Parkway in North Bellmore, State Police said.

Omar Roman, 36, was driving westbound on a 2008 Harley-Davidson motorcycle "at a high rate of speed" when he failed to negotiate a curve at Exit 25, Newbridge Road, at 1:15 a.m., striking the guardrail in the center median, a State Police spokesman said.

Roman was pronounced dead at scene.

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