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Motorcyclist Dies in Long Island Crash: Police

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    Motorcyclist Dies in Long Island Crash: Police
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    A motorcyclist died in a crash with a car on Long Island, police say. 

    Richard Schmansky, 59, of Centerreach, was driving his Harly Davison motorcycle southbound on Smithtown Avenue in Ronkonkoma on Friday evening when he collided with a Nissan Altima that was going the same direction, Suffolk County police said. 

    Schmansky was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. 

    The 22-year-old driver of the car remained at the scene, police said. He wasn't injured. 

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    Both vehicles were impounded, police said. The investigation is continuing.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552.

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