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Pendleton Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan Hernandez9 months ago

One man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Pendleton.

Details about the Fatal Motorcycle Accident

WGRZ News is reporting that a man was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle accident as he was attempting to maneuver a curve on Meyer Road on Sunday evening.

According to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, deputies indicate that the motorcycle was traveling too fast to make the curve. The man was killed on impact during the accident after he was ejected from the motorcycle.

According to police, the accident happened in front of 4629 Meyer Road at about 7 p.m. on Sunday evening. At this time, the name of the victim is not being released by authorities until all family members have been notified of the man’s passing. An investigation into the accident, conducted by the Niagara County Sheriff’s Accident Investigation Unit is ongoing at this time.

Important Information about Motorcycle Accidents

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motorcycle accidents every year in the United States:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 4,295 people who were killed in motorcycle accidents in the United States.
  • In 2014, motorcycle fatalities accounted for about 13 percent of all motor vehicle accidents.
  • Helmets have been proven to prevent motorcycle accident fatalities by about 37 percent. 


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