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Niagara Falls, NY – Update: Name of Victim Killed in Motorcycle Crash Released

Niagara Falls, NY (August 28, 2019) – The identity of the man who was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident with another vehicle on Sunday evening, August 25th, has been released. 23-year-old Thomas Burket, of North Tonawanda, lost his life in a crash that occurred at the intersection of Pine Avenue and Walnut Avenue in Niagara Falls.

According to authorities, officers responded to the scene at approximately 5:20 p.m. where they confirmed that Burket was struck by an SUV. The SUV, described as a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban operated by a 26-year-old man from Buffalo, ran a red light and struck the 2019 Kawasaki motorcycle being driven by Burket.

Emergency responders attempted to airlift Burket to Erie County Medical Center but he was pronounced deceased during the process. The driver of the SUV is facing possible criminal charges.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Thomas Burket at this time.

Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in New York

Niagara Falls, NY – Update: Name of Victim Killed in Motorcycle Crash Released

According to research, 154 people lost their lives as the result of New York motorcycle accidents last year. Motorcycle accidents account for 15% of all motor vehicle-related deaths across the state, and many more are the cause of injuries ranging from minor to catastrophic. While it can certainly be difficult, it is important to understand that you may likely have significant rights after losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligent behavior.

There are so many questions to ask when you or someone you love has been involved and injured in a serious accident. Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for accident victims throughout the United States who have sustained injuries in an accident. We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who has been injured as a result of an accident. To obtain a complimentary copy of your police incident report, contact our local attorney.

If you were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by the careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions of another, you need legal guidance to ensure that your rights as an accident victim are protected from the start. Contact Local Accident Reports to be connected with a local attorney who has decades of local personal injury experience and can answer all of your questions about your injury accident at 1-888-657-1460.

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Disclaimer: We are providing this information to the general public as a resource to use in the event you or a family member are injured in a similar incident. Every effort is put forth to honor the victims of accidents, and hope the information presented helps others avoid the same type of accidents in the future. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene. Please contact Local Accident Reports at (888) 657-1460 to be connected with an attorney in your area who will answer any legal questions you may have.