A New York
Police Department sergeant was found dead by the side of I-84
in East Fishkill early morning July 18.
Maier's body was discovered about 2:40 a.m. underneath an overpass.
His motorcycle was idling with the kickstand down by the eastbound
lanes of the freeway.
found still wearing his helmet near train tracks passing underneath
the highway. Investigators believe he was thrown or fell off the
in the Boston Globe quotes one official, speaking on the condition
of anonymity, saying Maier's E-Zpass toll payment device was found
in the road indicating he may have dropped it and been struck
by a vehicle while trying to retrieve it.