Off-duty officer killed in motorcycle crash

An NYPD officer who served Brooklyn is dead following a motorcycle crash on Rockaway Parkway. According to police, the officer was off-duty and riding a

The 35-year-old was ejected from his bike when he smashed into the side of an SUV.

The 35-year-old was ejected from his bike when he smashed into the side of an SUV. (5/5/15)

BROOKLYN - An NYPD officer who served Brooklyn is dead following a motorcycle crash on Rockaway Parkway. 

According to police, the officer was off-duty and riding a Ducati motorcycle between Avenue J and Flatlands Avenue Monday night when a driver in front of him pulled a U-turn across the double yellow divider lines, causing him to smash into the passenger side front door of the SUV. 

The 35-year-old officer, whose identity has not yet been released, was ejected from his bike. He was rushed to Brookdale Hospital and pronounced dead. 

The 28-year-old female driver of the SUV was also taken to the hospital for neck and back pain. There were two 3-year-old boys in the backseat, but they were not hurt. 

No arrests have been made at his time, and the investigation is ongoing. 

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