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Motorcycle kills woman trying to cross Belt Pkwy: NYPD

A highway officer investigates the fatal accident on North Conduit Avenue. Photo by Ellis Kaplan
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JAMAICA — A woman in her 50s was killed Tuesday as she tried to cross the Belt Parkway, the New York Police Department said.

The woman, whose identity was withheld pending family notification, was walking across the westbound lanes of the Belt Parkway near North Conduit Avenue around 11:54 a.m. when a motorcycle drove into her, police said.

Emergency responders pronounced the woman dead on arrival.

The driver, a male in his 40s, was taken to Jamaica Hospital and listed in serious condition, according to cops.

An investigation into the incident was ongoing.

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Just another rider from Queens says:
Headline should read: "Woman commits suicide by crossing Belt Parkway. Motorcyclist in critical condition."

Shame on you.
March 28, 2013, 9:25 am
black beauty from South Side Jamaica Queens says:
These biker's ride very dangerous these days. When they are riding they cut cars off the wrong. They dont care how
They drive..And i bet the man on the bike was speeding. I pray for that woman family..
April 7, 2013, 11:47 pm
black beauty from South Side Jamaica Queens says:
All i have to say is if that biker wasn't speeding then he would of had a chance to stop or atleast try to avoid hitting that woman..biker's are very dangerous drivers these days.
April 7, 2013, 11:50 pm
johnny from bensonhurst says:
Black beauty, if you've never been on a motorcycle you shouldn't speak. I pray that that man is ok the woman is idiotic for walking on the belt parkway.
Sept. 2, 9:56 pm

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