24 February 2022
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


On February 23, 2022, at 3:55 A.M., Troopers out of SP Lockport visually observed a motorcycle without registration and the operator, UPDATE Derrick V. Holmes, 21 of Gasport, NY. not wearing a helmet traveling in the intersection of Union and Washburn Street.  Troopers activated their emergency lights and the motorcycle fled. Troopers discontinued pursuit.  The motorcycle was later located at the intersection of Main and Market Street after being involved in a single vehicle collision.  Troopers attempted life saving measures, but the Holmes succumbed to his injuries. 

More information will be provided as the investigation continues.

The NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit, Lockport Police Department and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted in this investigation.

This is still an active investigation

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