One dead, one seriously injured after a motorcycle accident in Athens

ATHENS, N.Y. (NEWS10)– Police say one person is dead and a 12-year-old is seriously injured after a motorcycle crash on Saturday morning.

According to police, 32-year-old Corey Hoag of Valatie was killed when his motorcycle struck an oncoming vehicle.

Catskill State Police say they are investigating the crash that occurred just after 8 a.m. on Leeds-Athens Road.

His 12-year-old passenger was flown to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries.

Three people in the car were uninjured in the crash.

As the weather continues to get nicer, police are reminding everyone to be alert and aware of motorcycles while on the road.

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