Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a motorcyclist involved in a collision with a car on Route 13 in Cortlandville Monday, June 21 has died.


Authorities say 39-year-old Nathan Newton was driving a motorcycle on Route 13 near the intersection of Bennie Road when he drove into the rear of a vehicle stopped at a red light and was ejected from the bike.

Deputies say Newton was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.  Authorities were notified June 23 that Newton had passed away as a result of his injuries.

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Neither the driver nor the passenger in the other vehicle was injured in the crash.

The investigation is continuing.

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