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St. Albans Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash in Queens Village


Aug. 24, 2020 By Allie Griffin

A St. Albans man was killed in a motorcycle crash on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens Village Saturday.

Michael Roach, 31, succumbed to his injuries after crashing his 2012 BMW motorcycle on the Cross Island Parkway at about 4:30 a.m., police said.

He was driving the bike southbound on the parkway, near 109th Avenue, at a high speed when he lost control, according to police.

Responding officers found Roach, of Dunkirk Drive, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the head and body. EMS rushed him to Long Island Jewish Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The NYPD Highway District’s Collision Investigation Squad is investigating.

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