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On Wednesday morning, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office responded to a car vs. motorcycle accident in front of 2546 Niagara Falls Blvd., in the Town of Wheatfield. Upon arrival of deputies, it was observed the motorcycle was laying in the street behind a white SUV. The operator of the motorcycle was laying nearby. Both vehicles were in the northbound left lane.
Initial investigation revealed the white SUV was slowing down while the vehicle in front of it made a left turn. The motorcycle, which was behind the white SUV, failed to stop in time and rear-ended the white SUV.
The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased shortly after the accident. The driver of the white SUV was not injured.
The name of the motorcycle operator is being withheld pending notification of the family.
The investigation is continuing by the Niagara County Sheriff's Office accident investigation unit.