Victim identified in fatal motorcycle accident

Posted at 10:14 PM, May 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 10:50:23-04

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident in the Town of Pendleton.

The accident happened just before 7:00 p.m. Sunday.

Deputies say the motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Meyer Road when it failed to negotiate a curve due to speed.

The man who was driving the bike, 57-year-old Robert Lanternier, was ejected and died on impact.