OAKFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) - Just minutes after leaving a funeral, another young life waslost in Genesee County.
Genesee County Sheriff's Deputies tell us Justin Dickes'motorcycle crashed into a van making a left turn into adriveway.
It happened on Judge Road in the Town of Oakfield.
"Apparently the young man had a tragic motorcycle accident infront of my house," said a Judge Road resident.
Justin was just 21 year old when he died.
Police say he was driving the motorcycle illegally.
Sgt. Greg Walker of Genesee CountySheriff's Office said, "Justin did hold just anoperator license he didn't have a motorcycle permit orlicense."
"Because he was traveling at such a high rate of speed, heprobably wasn't aware that the van was going to make the left handturn. We really don't know what he was thinking at the time," saidWalker.
Just last weekend, in the same town, three young people died ina car crash.
Sadly, Justin was friends with Joshua Durham.
Durham, his girlfriend Allyson Galens, and Matthew Ware werekilled in the horrible car crash on Albion Road.
Police say alcohol and drugs were not factors in Justin'scrash.
Oakfield resident Dawn Oxencis said, "I really didn't know whatto think. She was here waiting for the appliance gentleman to comefix my stove and I didn't know what to think. So I'd got off thephone with my boyfriend and called my mother to see if everythingwas OK."
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