** Wake held for New York EMT killed in off-duty motorcycle crash
** Family of NY EMT, killed in hit-and-run, offering reward
UNITED STATES NEWS
** The family of a New York EMT, killed September 30th in a motorcycle crash on the Kosciuszko Bridge, held a wake yesterday in honor of their loved one. Brooklyn News 12 (October 9) said the commemoration for Fire Department of New York (FDNY) EMT Kevin Liang, 27, was held in Borough Park. Liang died after losing control of his bike and hitting a black SUV. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Woodhull Hospital. The driver did not remain at the scene following the crash. There is no word on whether the driver has been identified or whether or not charges are pending.
** In a related story, the family of a New York EMT killed September 30th in a hit-and-run on a city bridge, is now offering a $25,000 reward for information on the accident. The Associated Press (October 9) said the family of Kevin Liang, 27, will award the money to any witness whose testimony leads to the arrest and conviction of the missing SUV driver. According to the newspaper, New York police are certain several witnesses saw the crash. Funeral services for Liang are set for today in Brooklyn.