Car, Motorcycle Collision Claims One Life
One person was left dead after a motorcycle collided with a car on State Route 3, near the intersection with Eldorodo Road in the town of Ellisburg.
According to Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies, Richard Falkiewicz, 54, Dexter was attempting to pass a 2007 Chevrolet Malibu on his 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Joshua Horst, 16, Mannsville was the driver of the car and was turning left onto Eldorado road. The motorcycle struck the side of his vehicle. Falkiewicz was pronounced dead on scene. The intersection of Route 3 and Benton Road was closed to traffic for three hours.
The crash happened around 1:00 Sunday afternoon. Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies, Belleville fire volunteers and South Jeff Rescue squad personnel were on scene responding and closed off the intersections of Route 3 and Benton Road to traffic for three hours.
Thursday, April 24, 2014, Watertown, NY