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Sunnyside Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Long Island Expressway

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June 15, 2020 By Allie Griffin

A 31-year-old man from Sunnyside was killed in a motorcycle crash on the Long Island Expressway shortly after midnight Monday.

Richard Diaz, of 48th Street, was riding his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle westbound on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control and rear-ended a 2013 Porsche Cayenee SUV near 58th Street, police said.

Police officers responded to a 911 call at around 12:19 a.m. Monday and found Diaz lying on the roadway, unconscious with trauma to the neck and body.

An ambulance rushed Diaz to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The 36-year-old driver of the Porsche remained at the scene and was uninjured. The investigation is ongoing.

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Anonymous

God bless him. I observe most young riders without protective gear and riding cluelessly. MUST invest in advance riding classes and wear proper hi-viz gear.

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The Russians made me do it

Why did the police respond? Don’t they know AOC and her clueless supporters don’t want them here?

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Did anyone mention AOC?

Maybe have some respect for the Sunnyside man killed in a motorcycle crash.

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rikki

Driving way too fast for conditions, bikers see an open road ahead and its 40 to 100 in 6 seconds…wroommmmmmmmm then crash!

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