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Deadly motorcycle crash

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Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013 10:30 am | Updated: 12:56 pm, Wed Jul 3, 2013.

On Sunday, June 23, at 9:45 a.m., police responded to a call of a motorcycle accident on the Grand Central Parkway near the 168th Street exit in Fresh Meadows.

Police discovered a 59-year-old white male motorcyclist with severe body trauma.

Emergency crews transported the man to Queens Hospital Center where he was pronounced DOA.

A preliminary investigation indicates the operator of a 1991 Ducati motorcycle was traveling eastbound on the Grand Central Parkway when he struck a guardrail in the center median near the 168th Street exit. An ongoing investigation is being conducted.

Police had not released the crash victim’s name by press time

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit tips by logging onto nypdcrimestoppers.com, or by texting 274637 (CRIMES), then entering TIP577. All tips are strictly confidential.

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