Motorcyclist, 31, Killed In PIP Crash

UPDATE: A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a Saturday afternoon crash on the Palisades Interstate Parkway in Alpine, authorities said.

Palisades Interstate Parkway Police
Palisades Interstate Parkway Police Photo Credit: COURTESY: PIP Police

Civilians at the scene began first aid and CPR on the Brooklyn victim after his motorcycle struck a railing on the southbound Exit 4 ramp shortly before 3 p.m., PIP Police Lt. Jock Watkins Jr. said.

PIP police officers used a defibrillator before responding paramedics from Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Rockland County, Closter Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Corps and the South Orangetown Ambulance Corps took over patient care, he said.

The victim was taken to EHMC, where he was pronounced dead, Watkins said.

A tow truck removed the 2009 Buell motorcycle.

A call for a medical chopper was canceled.

An investigation was continuing, Watkins said.

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