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Motorcycle driver dies in Niagara Falls crash

Posted at 9:05 PM, Aug 25, 2019

Niagara Falls police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash.

According to first responders, a motorcycle and an SUV collided at Pine Avenue and Walnut Avenue just after 5 P.M. Sunday evening.

The motorcycle driver was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Hospital ER. Authorities said he died from traumatic injuries. It's unclear whether anyone else was hurt.

Police have identified him as 23-year-old Thomas Burket from North Tonawanda.

The crash is under investigation by Niagara Falls Police Traffic Division officers.