Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Utica


UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV)– Utica Police ID Victim In Fatal Cras. A Rome teenager was killed Wednesday evening in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of the Parkway and Genesee Street in Utica. Police identified the victim as 19 year old Dakotah Wilson.

According to Utica Police, Wilson was operating his motorcycle southbound on Genesee as he approached the intersection with the Parkway and Burrstone Road. Police say that it appeared that Wilson lost control of the cycle and slid into the intersection where he collided with a van traveling west on the Parkway.

The victim was trapped under the van for a while, but he was quickly removed from under the vehicle and taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital, where he passed away.

The intersection of the Parkway and Genesee Street was closed for hours while investigators reconstructed the conditions of the accident. The investigation continues.

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