27-year-old woman on motorcycle dies after colliding with truck in Brooklyn

Kimberly Dole
February 27, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Motorcycle fatal crash

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A woman was killed after her motorcycle crashed with a double-parked truck in Brooklyn Thursday morning, officials say.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:30 a.m., while the 27-year-old woman was riding her motorcycle on Benson Avenue, near Bay 35th Street in the Gravesend section.

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Benson Ave & Bay 35th St 11:38:26 AM EST

After a preliminary investigation, the large container truck was double parked on the block, while the driver of the truck was outside collecting trash.

Officials say the woman may have lost control of the motorcycle, but are unsure.

The woman was declared dead at the scene, authorities say.

The victim's identity has not been yet released.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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