By Sasha Gonzales and Kevin Deutsch
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A 36-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a light pole on the Major Deegan Expressway Thursday.
The motorcyclist, whose name was not made public, was riding at a high rate of speed between exits 47 and 48, shortly after 6 a.m., when he lost control and struck the pole, according to police.
He died at the scene.