Ransomville man dies in motorcycle crash

Niagara County

TOWN OF PORTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — Late Wednesday night, a motorcyclist was killed in a crash in the Town of Porter.

Shortly before Midnight, New York State police say 35-year-old Ransomville resident Scott Tracey was headed east on Lake Rd. near the intersection of Cothran Rd. when the crash happened.

Troopers say his motorcycle struck the guiderail on the southern shoulder of Lake Rd., ejecting him. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are still investigating this incident.

Correction: An earlier version of this story listed the victim’s age as 68. New York State Police have since issued a correction to their information, and News 4 has updated the story to reflect this.

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