Motorcyclist dies in Royalton accident

Staff Reports Posted 29 May 2017 at 9:03 pm

ROYALTON – A motorcyclist was killed in an accident at 4:56 p.m. today in front of 4955 Royalton Center Road, Niagara County Sheriff James R. Voutour said in a news release.

Preliminary investigation shows the motorcycle was traveling northbound and struck a vehicle traveling southbound turning into a driveway. The driver of the motorcycle died upon impact. The name of the driver of the motorcycle is being withheld until family members are notified.

The investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Accident Investigation Unit.

Niagara County deputies, the Middleport Police Department, Gasport Chemical Hose Fire Company and Tri-Town Ambulance all responded to the scene.

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