Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Niagara County-Updated

August 24, 2011 Updated Aug 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM EDT

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Niagara County-Updated

August 24, 2011 Updated Aug 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM EDT

Lewiston, NY (WKBW-Release)

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a fatal accident involving 2 motorcycles which occurred in the area of 1500 Upper Mountain Rd, Town of Lewiston. Initial investigation reveals that the motorcycles were travelling together in an east bound direction on Upper Mountain Rd when they failed to negotiate a curve; both motorcycles went off the road and struck a culvert. One (1) operator was pronounced deceased at the scene and the other operator was taken to ECMC with unknown type injuries. Name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family members. Investigation is continuing and charges may be pending. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone that may have been in the Upper Mountain Rd/Indian Hill Road area at the time of the accident and may have information that could aid in this investigation to contact Captain Michael Dunn or Capt Michael Filicetti at 438-3393.