Saturday: Fatal Motorcycle Accident Probed
A Town of Watertown man was charged after an accident Friday night that killed a motorcyclist.
State police charged Kristian M. Loftus, 35, of Hadcock Road, with vehicular manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right.
Loftus posted $2500 bail.
(We have early video from the scene, which you can watch by clicking on the picture. See more pictures and get more details at newzjunky.com.)
Loftus was almost home whe allegedly went into the other lane and hit a motorcycle driven by Richard S. Sample, 52, who also lived on Hadcock Road. Sample died at the scene of the accident.
The accident happened a little before 8 pm. Hadcock Road was closed for a time while the accident was investigated.
Monday, May 20, 2013, Watertown, NY
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