Two people were injured and a motorcyclist was killed in Brooklyn last night, according to police.
The motorcycle accident occurred at the intersection of Barbey Street in East New York, when the motorcyclist, traveling east on Pitkin Avenue, collided with a Dodge Intrepid – causing the Dodge to then crash into a lamppost.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the hospital. He was an off-duty police offer, according to NY1 sources.
The other driver and a passenger were transported to the hospital with back, head and leg injuries.
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