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Police: Norwalk Motorcyclist In Fatal NY Crash Was Driving Recklessly

Ossining police said a motorcyclist crashed into a car Sunday evening on Route 9 near the entrance of Highland Terrace.
Ossining police said a motorcyclist crashed into a car Sunday evening on Route 9 near the entrance of Highland Terrace. Photo Credit: Google Maps

NORWALK, Conn. -- A 34-year-old motorcyclist from Norwalk who died as a result of injuries in a crash in Westchester County had been driving recklessly, said police in Ossining, N.Y.

Ossining Police provided information Wednesday on their investigation of an accident Sunday night between a motorcycle and a car on Route 9 in Ossining.

The operator of the motorcycle, Francis Sierra of Norwalk, suffered severe injuries, was transported to Westchester Medical Center, and later died, police said.

Ossining Police said it received information at about 7 p.m. Sunday that a motorcyclist, traveling at a high rate of speed, was entering its jurisdiction.

The motorcyclist was reportedly observed driving recklessly, placing pedestrians, other motorists, and himself in danger inside Croton Point Park as well as on Route 9, according to police.

Police from the Westchester County Department of Public Safety and Croton Police Department each unsuccessfully attempted to stop the motorcyclist.

Ossining Police found the motorcycle on the ground near 123 South Highland Ave. after a serious collision with another motor vehicle.

The driver of the other vehicle was attended to by EMS personnel but was not transported.

Ossining Police said its investigation into the accident is continuing.

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