BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 21-year-old Buffalo man has died after a motorcycle crash Saturday on Rt. 33 westbound.

Police said that the crash happened near the Best Street exit just after 5:30 p.m. as the motorcycle hit a guard rail. The operator was transported to ECMC with injuries that “appear serious in nature.” The area was closed to traffic but the accident had been cleared as of 8:27 p.m., NITTEC said.

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