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Motorcyclist killed in crash involving school bus

Posted: 9:14 AM, Nov 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-03 11:21:35-04
Serious motorcycle accident in East Aurora
Serious motorcycle accident in East Aurora
Serious motorcycle accident in East Aurora

East Aurora Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a school bus and a motorcycle.

It happened on Willardshire Road around 7:20 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police have identified the victim as 52-year-old William Stock, of East Otto.

The father of a 17 year-old boy on the bus tells 7 Eyewitness News the bus was on its way to East Aurora High School when the driver hit a man on a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was riding eastbound on Willardshire Road when he struck a deer, causing him to lose control and be thrown from his bike.

Investigators say a school bus driver traveling in the same direction hit the motorcyclist as he was laying in the road. He died at the scene.

Police say the victim was a 52-year-old man from East Concord. His name is not being released until his family is notified.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is asked to call the East Aurora Police Department at 652-1111.