BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Police are investigating after a Tuesday evening accident on Bailey Avenue killed a Buffalo dirt bike driver.

BPD officers responded to the crash at Bailey Avenue and Manhart Street around 7:20 p.m.

Carlos Y. Hernandez, 21, the driver of an unregistered Honda dirt bike, was headed north on Bailey Avenue when he hit the passenger side of a Dodge Durango making a lefthand turn onto Manhart Street, according to BPD.

The dirt bike driver, who wasn’t wearing a helmet, was ejected and “landed a short distance away,” BPD said. The man was declared dead at the scene.

Buffalo Police are working to learn if reckless driving was a factor in the accident.

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