Motorcyclist Dies In Dutchess County Crash

A motorcyclist died in a crash on Route 55 in LaGrange yesterday morning.  

According to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, a car driven by 57 year old Judith Meredith of Poughkeepsie crossed into the opposite lane and hit an eastbound Kawasaki.  Meredith then returned to the westbound lane and struck a Toyota sedan.  The motorcyclist died at the scene, Meredith was transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  The Toyota driver was not injured.  The Sheriff’s Office says driver fatigue appears to be a likely contributing factor.

The LaGrange Fire Department and Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s Office assisted at the scene.

Photo: flickr, Ted Kerwin

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