10 July 2019
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On July 9, 2019 at 8:22 p.m. State Police were dispatched to Clay Hill Road in the Town of Hoosick to investigate a motorcycle accident.

The investigation revealed that a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle, being operated by Kirk Vonhaggin, 55, of Hoosick Falls, NY, was traveling northeast on Clay Hill Road
when a deer entered the roadway. The motorcycle struck the deer, and upon impact, both Vonhaggin and his passenger, Mary Eddy, 66, of Hoosick Falls, NY, were ejected. 
Eddy was pronounced dead at the scene and Vonhaggin was transported to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing.
 
 
 
 

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