Route 28 motorcycle crash claims man’s life
OLIVE >> A 63-year-old Peekskill man died from injuries he suffered after striking the rear of a stopped vehicle while driving his motorcycle on state Route 28, state police said Monday,
Robert Renis was westbound on Route 28, a quarter-mile west of Mountain Road, when the collision occurred at 10:25 a.m. Saturday, police said. Police said Renis’ motorcycle struck the rear of a 2009 Toyota Yaris that was stopped on Route 28 and preparing to make a left turn into a business’ parking lot.
Renis was thrown from the motorcycle and struck the car before falling to the pavement, police said. They said he was flown to Westchester Medical Center, where he died in the operating room. Police said Renis had been alone on the motorcycle and was wearing a helmet.
Police said the driver of the car, Emma Derosa, 25, of Rosendale, was not hurt.
No tickets were issued, police said.
Route 28 was closed for about 3 hours after the crash, police said.