Motorcyclist killed in Schuyler County crash

Deputies in Schuyler County say they’re investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle.

It happened Sunday around 4 p.m. on County Road 16 near Westerfield Road in the town of Orange.


Michael Thomas, of Beaver Dams was traveling east on County Road 16 when he lost control of his motorcycle causing it to leave the roadway.

Deputies say Thomas was found along the roadway and pronounced dead at the scene.

The Monterey Fire Department, Beaver Dams Fire Department, Schuyler Ambulance, and New York State Forest Rangers assisted the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation.


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