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Queens Chronicle

Maspeth motorcyclist killed in crash

Jorge Rios died after his Suzuki collided with another vehicle in Brooklyn

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Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 10:53 am | Updated: 11:46 am, Mon Mar 10, 2014.

A Maspeth man was killed on Sunday in a motorcycle accident near the intersection of Green Street and Manhattan Avenue in Brooklyn.

Jorge Rios, 47, of 69th Place, was driving his 2001 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on Manhattan Avenue when he struck the passenger side of a 2007 Lexus driven by a 71-year-old man around 6:30 p.m., police said. 

Rios was unconscious and unresponsive upon the arrival of first responders, and he was transported by EMS to Bellevue Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, according to authorities.

Police said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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