15 June 2020

Major Michael J. Drake
Troop K Commander

Claverack, New York – On June 12, 2020, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks investigated a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 9H in the town of Claverack.

Initial investigation revealed, Alan S. Flynn, aged 63, of Hopewell Junction, NY, was operating a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound on State Route 9H near Schoolhouse Road, and for unknown reasons was unable to negotiate a curve in the roadway.  Flynn entered the southbound lane and struck a 2006 Mack dump truck.  Flynn was unfortunately pronounced deceased on scene.

The New York State Police were assisted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Claverack Fire Department and Greenport Rescue.


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