Medina man killed in motorcycle crash in Pendleton

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Medina man was killed in a motorcycle accident in Pendleton on Thursday, according to New York State Police.

Police responded to the intersection of South Transit Road and Tonawanda Creek Road just after 1:45 p.m. where a motorcycle being operated by 51-year-old Vincent J. Hawkins had hit a car.

Investigation showed that a 2018 Honda was traveling northbound on South Transit and entered the median and began to turn left on Tonawanda Creek, failing to yield the right of way. Hawkins was ejected from the motorcycle.

He was transported to ECMC, where police said he died of head injuries.

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