A motorcyclist who lived in Copiague died Thursday night in Lindenhurst after crashing into an SUV that was trying to turn left, Suffolk police said.
Jose Espinal-Padilla, 36, was riding north on North Wellwood Avenue when he hit the 2013 Nissan Rogue, which was turning left on Newark Street at about 9:25 p.m., police said.
Espinal-Padilla was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip . The Nissan driver, Marilyn Hernandez, 22, of Farmingdale, was not injured, police said.
The investigation includes checking the safety of the two vehicles.