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Police ID Motorcyclist Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash

State Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash that occurred on the Taconic State Parkway between Bryant Pond Road and Peekskill Hollow Road on Sunday.
State Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash that occurred on the Taconic State Parkway between Bryant Pond Road and Peekskill Hollow Road on Sunday. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

The motorcyclist killed in a fatal crash that occurred on the Taconic State Parkway on Sunday has been identified.

The crash occurred on the Taconic State Parkway between Bryant Pond Road and Peekskill Hollow Road in Putnam Valley early Sunday afternoon.

An investigation revealed that a group of approximately six motorcycles were traveling northbound at a high rate of speed, state police said.

The lead motorcyclist failed to negotiate a turn in the roadway and subsequently lost control of his bike, striking the center guide rail. The motorcyclist, 22-year-old Arturo J. Valenti of Queens was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Several northbound vehicles reduced their speed after witnessing the crash. A second motorcyclist struck the rear of a car and was ejected from his motorcycle. The motorcyclist was transported to Hudson Valley Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash, which occurred shortly after 1 p.m., resulted in the closure of both northbound lanes on the Taconic and one southbound lane until approximately 4 p.m.

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