A Carmel Police officer died Thursday after his motorcycle was struck by a mail truck on Route 301 in Carmel. 29-year Gary Pietropaolo was due to be married this weekend. He was off-duty at the time of the crash, and died at the hospital. Carmel Police issued a statement saying that the officer was well liked and respected by all of his colleagues and will be sorely missed. Visting hours are tonight 4 to 8pm at Cargain Funeral Home on Route 6 in Mahopac. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on tomorrow at 11am at St. James the Apostle R.C. Church in Carmel.