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2010-07-21 / Front Page

Copiague man killed in motorcycle accident

Police seeking public's help in the investigation

Village Police Department are investigating a motor vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist who crashed his bike into a building in Amityville last night.

Jorge Fernandez was operating a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle east on Dixon Avenue in Amityville at 8 p.m. when the bike left the roadway and struck a building at 175 Dixon Ave. Fernandez, 24, of 155 Bayside Ave., Copiague, was pronounced dead at the scene by a forensic investigator from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

The motorcycle was impounded for a safety inspection. The investigation is continuing. Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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