Watertown man dies after motorcycle crash

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Published: Sep. 1, 2023 at 5:42 PM EDT
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WATERTOWN, New York (WWNY) - A Watertown man is dead after crashing his motorcycle into a pickup truck Thursday night.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, at around 10:02 p.m. 45-year-old Orion Burke struck a pickup truck that had been pulling out of a driveway on State Route 3 near County Route 143 in the town of Rutland.

Burke was ejected from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at Samaritan Medical Center.

The pickup truck was operated by 38-year-old Jonathan Mills of Watertown. There were no reported injuries from the occupants inside the pickup truck.