LI man dies after crashing motorcycle into building

The News Leader

July 27, 2010 7:18:15 AM PDT
A motorcyclist died Monday night after crashing his bike into a building on Long Island.

Suffolk County police say they are investigating the accident, which occurred in Amityville around 8 p.m.

Police say 24-year-old Jorge Fernandez, of Copiague, was riding a 2003 Kawasaki motorcycle east on Dixon Avenue when the bike left the roadway and struck a building at 175 Dixon Ave. Fernandez was pronounced dead at the scene.

The bike was impounded for a safety inspection.

Anyone with information on this crash is asked to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.