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Queens motorcyclist dies in Cross Island Parkway crash

A motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and died after hitting a barrier on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens Sunday morning, police said.

Queens crash motorcycle A motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and died after hitting a barrier on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens on Sunday morning.
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A motorcyclist was thrown from his bike and died after hitting a barrier on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens Sunday morning.

David Wilson, 27, was driving a Suzuki motorcycle with a 27-year-old male passenger when he struck the barrier about 5:35 a.m., police said.

Officers found Wilson, a resident of South Richmond Hill, with severe trauma about his body. Emergency personnel declared him dead at the scene.

The passenger was taken to Queens General Hospital at Elmhurst in stable condition, suffering abrasions to his body, police said.

No other vehicles were involved in the accident.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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