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Motorcyclist ejected, airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital after crash in Yates County

The Yates County Sheriff’s Office says that no tickets will be issued in the crash involving a motorcycle and pickup truck that happened over the weekend.

The accident happened at the intersection of State Route 54 and Route 14 in Dresden.

James Hayes, 57, of Manchester was traveling north, which had stopped at the intersection to make a turn – when he collided with Gary Banas, a Penn Yan resident, who was traveling south.

Hayes was airlifted from the scene of the crash.

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