Motorcyclist killed in Route 20 Paterson crash – NorthJersey.com

Motorcyclist killed in Route 20 Paterson crash - NorthJersey.com

30-year-old motorcyclist killed in Paterson crash

A 30-year-old man was killed Saturday after his motorcycle crashed on Route 20 southbound in Paterson, authorities said.

Miguel Soto, of Paterson, was driving a 2008 Honda CBR motorcycle around 6 p.m. when it made contact with a car, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald said. At that point, Soto lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.

A city man died after his motorcycle crashed in the area of McLean Boulevard and Park Avenue on Saturday evening.

Miguel Soto, 30, was operating a 2008 Honda CBR motorcycle in the southbound lanes of Route 20, at around 6:03 p.m.

Authorities said at some point the motorcycle made contact with a 2008 Acura operated by Albert Barette, 70, of Wayne.

Soto lost control of the motorcycle and crashed. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 6:38 p.m.

Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Department Traffic Division at 973-321-1112.


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