Teen Killed in Queens Motorcycle Crash

By Andrea Swalec on July 4, 2012 10:22am 

Corona teen Americo Nunez-Persio was pronounced dead July 3, 2012 after his motorcycle crashed into an oncoming car.
Corona teen Americo Nunez-Persio was pronounced dead July 3, 2012 after his motorcycle crashed into an oncoming car.
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QUEENS — A teenager died Tuesday night after his motorcycle collided with a car in East Elmhurst, police said.

Americo Nunez-Persio, 17, of 37th Avenue in Corona, was driving a Honda motorcycle east on Astoria Boulevard around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday when he struck a westbound Honda Accord that was turning south onto 88th Street, the NYPD said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

There is no criminality suspected on the part of the 29-year-old driver, and an investigation is ongoing, police said.

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