Bad Day for Bikers as Three Die in Accidents - NBC New York

Bad Day for Bikers as Three Die in Accidents



    Bad Day for Bikers as Three Die in Accidents
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    MILLBROOK, NY - MARCH 22: A police officer stands by his motorcycle as the hearse transporting the coffin with the body of actress Natasha Richardson arrives in front of St. Peter's Lithgow Episcopal Church on March 22, 2009 in Millbrook, in Dutchess County, New York. Richardson died at Lenox Hill Hospital on March 18 in New York City after suffering a ski injury at the Mont Tremblant resort in Montreal. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)


    Three people were killed in motorcycle accidents in New York City yesterday.
    First, Police said a motorcycle struck a car at an intersection in Queens.
    Investigators said the motorcyclist, 22-year-old Edward Antoine of the Bronx, was pronounced dead at the scene.
    An unidentified rider on Antoine's bike, a 27-year-old man, was also pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital.
    The late Thursday accident remains under investigation.
    In an unrelated accident, another motorcyclist was thrown from his bike after he lost control and struck two cars in Manhattan late Thursday.
    The unidentified 32-year-old man was pronounced dead at a hospital.