Lockport, NY (July 3, 2020) – According to police, a motorcyclist was killed in a collision that was reported in the city of Lockport on Friday morning, July 3rd. The fatal crash was reported at around 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of Transit and Tonawanda Creek Roads.
Authorities said that Michael Hixenbaugh, 31, of Lockport, was one of three motorcyclists who were traveling south along Transit Road when a vehicle made a left turn and Hixenbaugh collided with the vehicle.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene and transported Hixenbaugh to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The 80-year-old driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the crash.
At this time, the events that led to this incident remain under investigation. No further details have been reported.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Michael Hixenbaugh at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York
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