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31-year-old man killed in motorcycle crash in Amherst

Posted at 8:46 AM, Jun 13, 2021

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Amherst police say a 31-year-old man is dead following a motorcycle crash on I-990, Sunday morning.

Investigators say police responded to a motorcycle crash on the southbound I-990 off-ramp to John James Audubon Parkway just after 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

According to police, the motorcycle was traveling southbound on the ramp when it left the road and struck a guard rail. The operator was pronounced dead at the scene.

Thursday police identified the victim, 31-year-old Joseph M. Nelson of Amherst.

If you have any video or you witnessed the crash, you're asked to contact Amherst police at (716) 689-1311.