Nassau police at the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident...

Nassau police at the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident in East Farmingdale on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The driver, identified as James Barnett, 18, of Bay Shore, was making a left turn from Central Avenue onto New Highway when he lost control and hit a metal pole, police said. Credit: Paul Mazza

A Bay Shore man was killed early Saturday morning when his motorcycle crashed in East Farmingdale and he struck a pole, Suffolk County police said.

James Barnett, 18, was riding his 2006 Honda motorcycle at 2:40 a.m. when he attempted to make a left turn from Central Avenue onto New Highway heading south, police said.

Barnett lost control of the motorcycle and hit a metal light signal support pole, detectives said.

He sustained a serious head injury and was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage where he was later pronounced dead.

The motorcycle was impounded for a safety check.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Suffolk Police Department's First Squad at 631-854-8152.

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