Motorcyclist dies on the Belt Parkway

SOUTH JAMAICA — Police were investigating an accident on the Belt Parkway that left a motorcyclist dead.

According to the cops, the fatal accident occurred Wednesday shortly before 4 a.m. on the eastbound Belt Parkway between Rockaway Parkway and the Van Wyck Expressway.

When officers and emergency respondents arrived at the scene, they discovered a man lying on the ground in the Belt Parkway and a yellow Suzuki motorcycle nearby.

The 24-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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