Man killed in motorcycle crash involving teen driver in Niagara County

Posted at 5:12 AM, May 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-15 13:23:48-04

23-year-old Bradley S. Chawgo was the motorcyclist killed in the fatal vehicle accident Monday night involving a SUV, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. 

Investigators reported a 23-year-old man riding a motorcycle was struck by an SUV on Saunders Settlement Road near Comstock Road in Cambria around 11:15 p.m. Monday. The motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and into a ditch. The motorcycle was dragged for approximately 100 feet through the ditch by the Chevrolet Traverse, operated by a 19-year-old woman. The motorcycle caught fire and was extinguished by a passerby.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead by first responders at the scene. The driver of the SUV was taken to Mount St. Mary's Hospital to be evaluated, but investigators report she was not injured.

The woman has not been identified and as of Tuesday morning, she has not been charged.

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