A 55-year-old New York man was riding in an American Bikers Aimed Towards Education helmet-protest ride Saturday when he fishtailed, "went over the handlebars of his motorcycle and injured his head on the pavement." The head injury killed him.

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Evidence at the scene and information from the attending physician indicate Contos would have survived if he had been wearing a Department of Transportation approved helmet, troopers said.

Parish man, protesting motorcycle helmet laws, dies from head injury, troopers say [Post-Standard] (H/T @sportsfeeder1)

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