- Associated Press - Monday, June 8, 2015

FARMINGTON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 57-year-old motorcyclist has been killed in a collision with a deer on a western New York road.

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office says Dale Young of Canandaigua was rounding a curve Saturday night when he hit a deer in the town of Farmington, 15 mile southeast of Rochester.

Investigators say the impact forced the motorcycle off the road and ejected Young from the vehicle.

A driver who came by moments later started CPR along with a deputy until an ambulance arrived. They were unable to save Young, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was the second fatal accident in upstate New York involving a motorcyclist and a deer in the past month. On May 12, a 53-year-old Syracuse-area biker was killed when he hit a deer in Cayuga County.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide