- Associated Press - Friday, October 17, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - The NYPD says a motorcyclist and his passenger were killed in an early morning accident on the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn.

Police say the 30-year-old man slammed into a cement wall after losing control of his Kawasaki bike while taking a curve.

They say he and his 24-year-old female passenger were ejected. They were thrown about 36 feet, landing under the expressway on 17th Street.

They were both pronounced dead at the scene around 2 a.m. Friday.

They were identified as Jose Chevere and Jalisaa Otero, both from Brooklyn.


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