Motorcyclist Killed in Lincoln Tunnel Crash with Cab

By Tom Liddy on April 15, 2012 1:39pm 

A motorcyclist was killed in the Lincoln Tunnel on April 15, 2012.
A motorcyclist was killed in the Lincoln Tunnel on April 15, 2012.
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MANHATTAN — A motorcyclist was killed when he slammed into the back of a cab in the Lincoln Tunnel early Sunday morning, officials said.

The 31-year-old motorist smashed into the back of the taxi in the south tube near the Manhattan exit at 3:50 a.m., according to a spokesman for the Port Authority.

He was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital where he was pronounced dead about 45 minutes later.

It was not immediately clear if there was criminality.

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