Motorcyclist hits and kills pedestrian in Washington Heights

Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons
Credit: Yumi Kimura/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons

A 37-year-old man was struck and killed by a motorcycle in Washington Heights Saturday morning.

Police said a 28-year-old man was driving a BMW motorcycle when he struck a man jaywalking across Amsterdam Avenue between W. 166th and W. 167th Street around 4:20 a.m.

Emergency personnel pronounced the pedestrian, who has not been identified, dead in the roadway.

The motorcyclist was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital where he was in critical condition as of Saturday morning. Police said he was driving with two other motorcyclists at the time of the accident.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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