Bethpage Man Killed in Hicksville Crash

Driver collided with a truck on South Broadway.

A Bethpage man was killed early Wednesday when his car collided with a tractor-trailer on South Broadway in Hicksville.

The victim was identified as Robert Coiro, 43, of Bethpage. He was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

Nassau County detectives said the fatal crash took place at 12:35 a.m. when a 2012 Freightliner entered the road, Route 107, from a driveway at 840 South Broadway. The truck was turning northbound when it collided with Coiro's southbound 2005 Mercury.

The operator of the tractor-trailer was not injured. The Mercury was impounded for safety checks, police said.

The investigation is ongoing.


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