Motorcyclist Killed In Bushwick

The corner of Broadway and Arion Place, looking north (Screenshot via Google Maps)

BUSHWICK – A collision early this morning on Broadway left a Brooklyn motorcyclist dead.

Police responded to a 911 call about a motorcycle accident at Broadway and Arion Place at 2:47 am, finding Habib Doukoure lying unconscious in the roadway. EMS transported the 30-year old Bed-Stuy resident to Woodhull Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased, said police.

A preliminary investigation shows that Doukoure was traveling northbound on Broadway when he lost control of his motorcycle, striking a truck making a left turn onto Arion Place from the southbound lane of Broadway, said police.

The operator of the truck remained on scene, police said. An investigation is being conducted by the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad.

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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.

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