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Motorcyclist Dead After Crashing Into Box Truck on Queens Boulevard in Woodside Wednesday

A motorcyclist is dead after crashing his vehicle into a box truck on Queens Boulevard in Woodside early Wednesday (Photo: Citizen)

Aug. 10, 2022 By Michael Dorgan

A motorcyclist is dead after he crashed his bike into a box truck in Woodside early Wednesday.

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was riding his motorcycle westbound along the Queens Boulevard service road near 58th Street at around 6 a.m. when his bike made contact with the side of the moving truck, according to police.

The man was thrown off the motorcycle in the collision and fell under the truck. The box truck then rolled over the victim, police said.

When police arrived at the scene they found the man lying on the roadway with trauma to his body, the NYPD said.

He was transported by EMS to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

His identity has not been released, pending family notification.

The driver of the box truck remained at the scene. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

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