Motorcyclist On Route 9-W Killed By Hit & Run Driver

(Higland Falls, NY) -- A motorcyclist was killed by a hit and run driver last night. State Police in Orange County say it happened at about 8:21pm on Route 9-W near West Point when a northbound SUV made an illegal U-Turn into the southbound lanes resulting in a collision with a motorcycle operated by 62 year old George Guy of Highland Falls. He was ejected from his motorcycle and died at the scene; the SUV drove away.

"Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is being asked to contact the State Police in Middletown at 845.344.5300, reference case #9182887. Information that is provided may be kept confidential."

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