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Motorcyclist, 24, killed in overnight crash on Williamsburg Bridge

Posted: 6:33 AM, Jun 29, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-29 06:33:53-04

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn –– Police say a motorcyclist was killed in an overnight crash on the Williamsburg Bridge.

PIX11’s traffic cameras show police activity on the Williamsburg Bridge after a man was killed in a multi-vehicle crash early Thursday.

The NYPD responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision on the eastbound lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, police said.

Arriving officers determined a 24-year-old man riding a motorcycle was traveling eastbound within the outer roadway on the Williamsburg Bridge when he struck a bridge crash cushion and then struck an SUV, which was also traveling eastbound.

The motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released publicly.

The operator of the SUV remained the scene.