THE BRONX - NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly says the two officers involved in last weekend?s fatal police cruiser-dirt bike crash have been taken off patrol pending an investigation.

A squad car struck the dirt bike 28-year-old Eddie Fernandez was riding during a chase Saturday. Fernandez was not wearing a helmet. His death was ruled a homicide due to blunt impact to the head and neck.

Internal affairs will investigate the officers.

Police chase with dirt bike ends in man's death