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.
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