Niagara Falls, NY (August 26, 2019) – One man has been pronounced deceased following a motorcycle collision with an SUV that occurred on Sunday, August 25th. Authorities stated that the accident happened around 5:20 p.m. at the intersection of Pine Avenue and Walnut Avenue in Niagara Falls.
According to police, a 23-year-old man from North Tonawanda was traveling south on Pine Avenue on a Kawasaki motorcycle when he crossed through the intersection with Walnut Avenue. The motorcyclist was then struck by a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban traveling west on Walnut Avenue.
The motorcyclist was subsequently ejected off his vehicle due to the impact of the collision. Emergency medical crews arrived at the scene where they sadly pronounced the victim deceased. The operator of the SUV, identified only as a 26-year-old resident of Buffalo, was uninjured along with a passenger in that vehicle.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York
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