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Motorcyclist killed after crashing into cemetery

Posted at 6:56 AM, Sep 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-16 11:07:19-04

Lackawanna Police are investigating a deadly crash that closed part of Ridge Road Friday morning.

Investigators say Andrew Jansa, 29, of Orchard Park lost control of his Yamaha, slid at least two-hundred feet, hit a fence around Holy Cross Cemetery and went airborne, landing inside the cemetery. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash shut down Ridge between South Shore Boulevard and Rosary Avenue for several hours.