E-Biker killed in accident in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024
E-bike rider dies in Brooklyn accident
Josh Einiger has more on the fatal incident in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 67-year-old e-biker has died after an accident in Brooklyn on Monday.

Officers responded to Sixth Avenue and 53rd Street in Sunset Park around 4 p.m. for reports of an accident.

When they arrived, they found a 67-year-old man, identified as Jundi He, lying on the roadway at the location.

Authorities say the victim suffered trauma throughout the body and was taken to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn, where he was pronounced dead.

Police at first suspected the victim collided with a person on a bicycle, fell off his e-bike, and hit his head on the pavement.

Onlookers rushed to help the man.

"He just kept on grabbing onto his stomach like he had pain inside," said Fernando Diaz, who as at the scene. "Other people walked him over and he tried to get up on his own strength and then he fell back and hit his head."

Investigators said Tuesday morning that there is no conclusive evidence the deceased collided with another bicyclist and no one is being sought for questioning.


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