Schenectady County

Motorcycle fatality in Duanesburg

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DUANESBURG — A Princetown man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Scotch Ridge Road Thursday evening, the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department reported.

Kelley Ferguson, 59, of Duanesburg Road, was killed in the 7:40 p.m. accident, deputies said.

The investigation revealed that Ferguson, driving a 1984 Harley Davidson, was traveling eastbound on Scotch Ridge Road when he was unable to negotiate a curve and went off the road, striking a utility pole. Ferguson, who was thrown from the motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Department was assisted by state police, the Duanesburg Fire Department and Ambulance Service, the county drone unit, and the Schenectady County medical examiner’s office.

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