Lynbrook man expected in court in 2015 fatal crash

Family photo of Sharon Long and John Jones of Lynbrook. The trial of John Aniano, 27, the motorist who's accused of killing couple last year after plowing into their car while high on drugs, began in Mineola, today, Dec. 1, 2016. (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A Lynbrook couple shared their last moments stopped at a red light near their home before a motorist who was high on marijuana and driving his car “like it was a rocket ship” rammed their Toyota on Sunrise Highway and killed them last year, a prosecutor said Thursday.

But a lawyer for John Aniano, 27, told jurors as his client’s aggravated vehicular homicide trial got underway in Nassau County...