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Mount Vernon Motorcyclist, 35, Dies After Crashing Into Car

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A Westchester motorcyclist was killed Saturday morning after he crashed into a car and was flung into a guardrail on the northbound Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx.

Sheldon Sampson, a 35-year-old from Mount Vernon was riding a BMW motorcycle near Tremont Avenue when he slammed into a Nissan Altima operated by an unidentified 49-year-old just after 2 a.m., according to reports.

He was declared dead at the scene of the crash.

Sampson, known as "Shaq," was returning from a memorial service for another biker, according to the New York Daily News.

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