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Auburn motorcyclist killed in fatal crash

Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck has provided an update on the crash that first responders were called to around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 19.

According to a news release, deputies responded to a serious motorcycle crash on Franklin Street Road in the town of Sennett. Upon arrival, the operator of the motorcycle was located and transported to Auburn Community Hospital.


Sheriff Schenk says that the motorcyclist, identified as 24-year-old Joseph Costello, died from injuries sustained in the crash.

He was traveling west when his motorcycle left the road and struck a utility post. The investigation remains active. They are asking for anyone with information that could help to contact the sheriff’s office at 315-294-8143.

State police, Cayuga County E-911, Sennett Fire Department, SAVES Ambulance, and Cayuga County Coroner’s Office assisted.



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