Motorcycle Accidents Claim Two Lives This Weekend

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 13, 2010 at 1:29 PM EDT

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Motorcycle Accidents Claim Two Lives This Weekend

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 13, 2010 at 1:29 PM EDT

EAST OTTO, NY ( WKBW / release ) A motorcycle accident in East Otto
claimed the life of a Cattaraugus County man Saturday night.

The driver of the Harley Davidson bike was traveling north on Hammond Hill Road when he struck a ditch and was ejected from the bike. The man was wearing a helmet at the time, but suffered severe trauma to his upper body.

The motorcyclist was flown by Mercy Flight to E.C.M.C. where he later died from his injuries.

NORTH TONAWANDA, NY ( WKBW ) A motorcycle crash leaves one man dead and sends a woman to the hospital after an early morning accident Saturday.

Police say the man was driving the motorcycle east on Sweeney Street in North Tonawanda just after midnight Saturday morning when he lost control near South Meadow and slammed into a pole.

The woman was riding on the back of the bike. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The woman's current condition is unknown.