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Motorcyclist, 24, dies after crash on Belt Parkway in Queens


NEW YORK — Police say a 24-year-old man has died following a motorcycle crash on the Belt Parkway in Queens.

A 911 caller reported an accident around 4 a.m. Wednesday on the eastbound Belt, between Rockaway Parkway and the Van Wyck Expressway.

Police say they found Julian Smith lying in the center lane. The Queens resident was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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