Motorcyclist dies in BQE crash

A motorcyclist was killed Monday night after crashing into a concrete curb on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, according to authorities.
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A 40-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash Monday night on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, according to authorities.

Ramon Aguilar Jr. was driving on the eastbound side of the highway near Atlantic Avenue when he struck the highway’s concrete curb at 11:53 p.m. on June 8, cops said.

The collision threw Aguilar off of his 2010 Yamaha R1 motorcycle and onto the road’s grass shoulder, police said. Paramedics rushed the man to NYU Lagone Cobble Hill Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities.

Aguilar’s death marks the third motorcyclist fatality in Brooklyn since June 25, when 33-year-old Queens resident Andrew Vasapoli perished following a collision in Canarsie, according to police.

More than 25 drivers and motorcyclists have died in collisions this year, city data reports.

Reach reporter Rose Adams at or by calling (718) 260–8306.
Updated 3:18 pm, July 9, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Hillary from Prison says:
Darwin wins again!
July 9, 2:32 pm
Bev says:
How can they be sure he didn’t die from something unrelated to the crash? Heart attack? This article makes a lot of assumptions?
July 10, 2:01 am
Camille Bodiford from Bronx says:
I knew Ramin and his lady Maribel. Deeply Saddened by his loss, Nay his soul rest eternally in peace.
July 14, 10:45 am
Camille Bodiford from Bronx says:
Correction RAMON
July 14, 10:46 am

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