Cops in deadly dirt bike chase taken off patrol

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

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