Off-duty EMT killed after crashing his motorcycle into a Queens home

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An off-duty EMT for the FDNY died after crashing his motorcycle into a Hillcrest home on Sunday night.

According to police, at 10:23 p.m on Aug. 19, officers from the 107th Precinct responded to a 911 call regarding a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Utopia Parkway and 80th Drive.

Upon their arrival, they found Eric Maleh, 25, lying in front of a Utopia Parkway residence, unconscious and unresponsive.

An investigation revealed that Maleh was driving a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on Utopia Parkway when he swerved around a car that was making a U-turn. Maleh then lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into the front of home on Utopia Parkway.

EMS responded to the scene and rushed Maleh to NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash is still being investigated by the NYPD Collision Investigation Squad.

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