Fatal accident with a deer, motorcycle under investigation

NOTE: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Fatal accident with a deer, motorcycle under investigation

Authorities are still investigating a fatal crash between a deer and a motorcycle in the town of Byron, Genesee County, New York.

Members of the New York State Police were called to Cockram Road at approximately 8:16 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2022 to an accident report.

According to a written statement from the NYSP, the results of a preliminary investigation and work by the NYSP’s Collision Reconstruction Unit determined “that a 1998 Harley Davidson operated by 30-year-old Leland L. Fuller IV of Byron, NY, was traveling east on Cockram Road with a passenger, Daylin Fagundo-Rodriguez, 28 of Byron. While traveling on Cockram Road, a deer strayed onto the roadway and was hit by the Harley Davidson Both occupants were ejected.

Fagundo-Rodriguez was pronounced deceased at the scene. Fuller, whose injuries were described by police as “life-threatening,” was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment.

WIBX requested an update on Fuller’s condition but has not received one to date.

The deer died on the spot.

Police say the investigation remains active.

Anyone with information that may be useful to investigators is asked to call the police.

[AUTHOR’S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the New York State Police.  At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]

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