Man dies in Town of Tonawanda motorcycle crash

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Authorities in the Town of Tonawanda are investigating the death of a man who collided with a van while on a motorcycle on Tuesday.

Town of Tonawanda Police responded to the corner of Colvin and Woodcrest Boulevards where onlookers reported a serious crash just before 6 p.m. Authorities say they found the motorcycle driver dead on the scene and began an investigation.

Police who were authorized to speak on the investigation say they believe the motorcyclist struck the van, and they’re working to learn whether or not speed played a part.

The victim’s name will be released pending further investigation and the notification of next of kin. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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