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Police: Citation issued in Amsterdam crash that killed Glenville motorcyclist

Police: Citation issued in Amsterdam crash that killed Glenville motorcyclist

Police: Citation issued in Amsterdam crash that killed Glenville motorcyclist
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AMSTERDAM - The driver of a car involved in Friday evening's crash in Amsterdam the left a Glenville motorcyclist dead has been ticketed, police said.

A police spokesman also identified the motorcyclist killed, but did not identify the driver cited.

Dylan J. Eder, 28, of Glenville, died in the 6:22 p.m. Friday crash at Route 5S and Route 30, police said.

Eder was westbound on Route 5S on his motorcycle when a Subaru driven by an 83-year-old Amsterdam resident headed east on Route 5S turned left toward Route 30 and in front of the motorcycle, police said.

Police cited the Subaru driver for failure to yield the right of way, police said.

Eder was treated at the scene and airlifted to Albany Medical Center, where he died. The driver of the Subaru was taken to St. Mary's Hospital for evaluation.

Police spokesman Sgt. Thomas Hennessy identified Eder as the man who died, but Hennessy declined to identify the driver cited. A call to the Amsterdam Police Chief's office was not returned Tuesday.

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