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Genesee County Sherriff's Office investigating fatal motorcycle accident in Batavia

Posted at 11:16 PM, Jul 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-18 20:18:59-04

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Batavia man succumbed to his injuries Friday after a motorcycle accident Thursday night on W. Main Street Rd.

Deputies say 34-year-old, Gilberto N. Natal, struck the passenger side of a Ford van.

Natal was ejected from his motorcycle and into the van, resulting in the vehicle overturning on its side.

Deputies say Mercy Flight took Natal to Strong Memorial Hospital to be treated. He later died the following day.

The driver of the van, 80-year-old Bruce P. Chilson, and the passenger, 80-year-old Mary Chilson, of Spring Hills, FL, were treated at the scene and taken to United Memorial Medical Center with minor injuries.

Deputies say the investigation is still ongoing.