Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Niagara County

May 18, 2013 Updated May 19, 2013 at 4:53 PM EDT

By Mitch Simon

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Niagara County

May 18, 2013 Updated May 19, 2013 at 4:53 PM EDT

**UPDATE**

Niagara County Sheriff's Department have identified the victim as 46 year old Christopher Rowland from the Town of Wilson.

TOWN OF CAMBRIA, N.Y (WKBW) - A motorcyclist is dead following an accident in the Town of Cambria Saturday night.

Niagara County Sheriffs say around 6 p.m. after stopping at the stop sign on North Ridge and Ridge Road, the motorcycle proceeded south onto Plank Road. The motorcyclist lost control and veered off onto the east side of the road, striking a 4 x 4 wooden post and several other objects before coming to rest.

The motorcycle continued south another 75 feet where it came to rest. The motorcyclist died at the scene.

The name of the motorcyclist is not being released until the family is notified.