Motorcyclist dead after crash on Route 39 in Hanover

HANOVER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A motorcyclist from Forestville died in a crash Friday evening.

A car that was stopped on Hanover Road at Route 39 then went through the intersection, according to Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies. The car, driven by Dawn Clayburg, 57, of Tonawanda, was in a collision with another car, driven by a man from Westfield.

The second car hit a motorcycle driven by William Wagner, 61, who was seriously hurt, according to deputies.

Starflight brought Wagner to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, where he died later in the evening.

Deputies charged Clayburg for failing to yield the right of way. The crash is still under investigation.

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