Deadly accident in Cairo

Posted at: 03/27/2013 7:51 PM
Updated at: 03/28/2013 10:08 AM
By: WNYT Staff

CAIRO – An accident between a pickup truck and a motorcycle leaves one person dead.

The accident happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of State Route 23 and County Route 85.

The motorcycle driver, 56-year-old Donald Parkinson of Cairo was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say he didn't stop for a red light on Route 23 and was hit by a pickup truck.

Another car was also hit.

No one else was hurt.

An autopsy is planned for Thursday.