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New York teenager dies after freak electric bike accident that threw him from five-story garage: officials

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Authorities revealed Tuesday that an eighth-grade student in Westchester County who died when he fell from a five-story parking lot fell off his electric bicycle in a freak accident.

Mark Anthony Giordano, 13, was riding bikes with a group of five friends on the roof of the Harrison Metro-North station parking garage on Halstead Avenue around 5:45 p.m. Sunday when he fell off the side of the Metropolitan Transit Authority building, the Transit Authority said Tuesday.

The statement said his body was found on the ground nearby. Emergency services transported him to White Plains Hospital, but he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Mark Anthony Giordano died after falling from the roof of a building. Harrison’s Wrestling/Facebook

The MTA says no other children were injured and authorities do not suspect foul play.

However, the agency is still investigating the incident.

“The MTA will review the results of the investigation when they become available,” wrote MTA spokesman Aaron Donovan.

The children were believed to be performing stunts on electric bikes on the top floor of the parking lot when the middle school student’s bike hit a wall and overturned, knocking him off the roof, sources told The Post.

Giordano was apparently riding an electric bike similar to the one in the photo before his fatal fall. AndriiKoval – stock.adobe.com
Police are investigating, but no crimes are expected, the source added. News12 Westchester

Mark was a student-athlete at Junior High School. Louis M. Klein in a suburban town and participated in both wrestling and football.

“He will be missed for the gentle soul and devoted friend he was to all he came into contact with here in his short time,” wrote Frank Barchella, who organized an online fundraiser for the boy’s grieving family.

Giordano wrestled for the varsity team at 220 pounds. Harrison’s Wrestling/Facebook

“Our goal is to help his family put Mark to rest and cover any expenses they encounter in their time of need.”

Since its launch, the GoFundMe page has raised over $119,000.

The Harrison Central School District has offered help and support to students, teachers and parents who may need it.




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