68-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dies in Brooklyn: NYPD

A 68-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn on Saturday, authorities said.

Franklin Goodman, lost control of his 2004 Suzuki and dropped his bike near the intersection of Bushwick and Montrose Avenues around 4:53 a.m., police said. 

Officers found him on the road with trauma to his body. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police initially thought it was a hit-and-run, but surveillance video showed that Goodman wasn't struck. 

An investigation is being conducted by the NYPD's Collision Investigation Squad.

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