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Motorcycle accident kills elderly man in Beekmantown, N.Y.

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BEEKMANTOWN, N.Y. -

An elderly New York man is dead following a motorcycle crash in the North County.

It happened Sunday afternoon on Route 9 in Beekmantown. Police say 86-year-old Leo Cote of Chazy was trying to re-enter traffic after pulling his motorcycle onto the shoulder of the road, when he struck the side of another vehicle.

Cote died at the hospital from blunt force trauma. His death has been ruled an accident.

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