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Motorcyclist dies after being hit by car in Brooklyn: police

Posted: 5:35 AM, May 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-27 12:14:22-04

KENSINGTON, Brooklyn — A motorcycle driver has died after a car hit his motorcycle early Monday morning in Brooklyn, according to authorities.

The FDNY said the call came in just before 4 a.m. Monday of a motorcycle accident near Ocean Parkway and Beverly Road in the Kensington neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Upon arrival, officers found the man who was driving the motorcycle unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to his body, police said.

The victim, 28-year-old Evvon Alexander of Brooklyn, was transported to Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Alexander was driving his motorcycle southbound on Ocean Parkway and was attempting to make a left turn onto Beverly Road, when he was struck by a car traveling northbound on Ocean Parkway, according to police.

The driver of the car, a 24-year-old woman, remained on the scene and was taken into custody, police said. Her charges are pending at this time.

According to authorities, four other people involved in this accident were sent to Maimonides Medical Center as well.

Police said the investigation remains ongoing by the Highway District Collision Investigation Squad.