South Dayton Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

May 6, 2012 Updated May 6, 2012 at 12:10 AM EDT

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South Dayton Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

May 6, 2012 Updated May 6, 2012 at 12:10 AM EDT

TOWN OF POLAND, N.Y. ( NYS Police release ) On Saturday May 5th at approximately 5:00 PM, the New York State Police at Jamestown investigated a fatal motorcycle accident which occurred on State Route 62 in the Town of Poland, Chautauqua County.

Allen E. Jones, age 30, of South Dayton, New York was operating a 1982 Yamaha motorcycle south on State Route 62 and failed to negotiate a right hand curve in the roadway at the intersection of Miller Valley Road.

Mr. Jones crossed over the northbound lane of travel and exited the roadway off the east shoulder striking a tree. Chautauqua County Coroner, John Sixbey, responded and pronounced Mr. Jones at the scene.

The New York State Police were assisted at the scene by the Kennedy Volunteer Fire Department.