Motorcyclist killed in crash on Bruckner Boulevard in Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) -- A motorcyclist was killed after he was apparently rear-ended by a car in the Soundview section of the Bronx.

The vehicles collided while both were traveling westbound on Bruckner Boulevard just after 5 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say the 43-year-old woman driving the Toyota Corolla rear-ended a Yamaha motorcycle.

Simon Tavarez, 25, was pronounced dead at Jacobi Medical Center.

The driver of the Corolla remained on the scene, and no charges were immediately filed.

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