Medical Expert On Death of Motorcycle Helmet Protester

A motorcyclist who was participating in a protest ride against helmet laws died after he flipped over the bike’s handlebars and hit his head on the road. Philip A. Contos, 55, lost control of his bike, smashed his head on the pavement and died near Syracuse, N.Y. “The medical expert we discussed the case with who pronounced him deceased stated that he would’ve no doubt survived the accident had he been wearing a helmet,” said state Trooper Jack Keller.

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