Police investigate fatal dirt bike crash along Bay Street in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Police are investigating a fatal dirt bike crash along Bay Street near Webster Avenue in Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to the area around 9:47 p.m. The dirt bike was facing eastbound on Bay Street in the roadway, when it was struck from behind by a Lexus sedan.

The dirt bike operator, 36-year-old Michael Rizzo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The operator of the Lexus, 49-year-old David Matthews of Rocheste,, did not suffer any injuries. He has been charged with driving while intoxicated.

“Based on our preliminary investigation the dirt bike was not in motion just prior to the crash.  Furthermore, the dirt bike was not equipped with headlights or taillights.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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