Daniel Mercado, of Nanuet, killed in motorcycle crash in Chestnut Ridge

The crash occurred at 3:30 a.m. near 302 North Highland Ave. (10/6/13)

NANUET - A Nanuet man died after crashing his motorcycle in Chestnut Ridge early this morning.

Authorities say 25-year-old Daniel Mercado was heading north on North Highland Avenue at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday when he crashed, hitting a mailbox and then a wooden flower box.

Police say Mercado apparently lost control of the motorcycle. Eyewitnesses say he was wearing a helmet.

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Mercado was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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