Motorcyclist hurt in south county accident

KIANTONE — A 68-year-old town resident was transported by helicopter for apparent non-life threatening injuries after his motorcycle was rear-ended by another vehicle.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report that at about 7:33 p.m. Friday they responded to Kiantone Road. After an investigation, it was found that Amy L. Mahaffey, 34, of Russell, Pa., was operating her vehicle southbound when she came upon James L. Magee who was operating his motorcycle southbound as well.

It was found that Mahaffey rear ended Magee, which caused Magee to crash his motorycycle.

Magee was transported from the scene via helicopter for apparent non-life threatening injuries. Mahaffey was also transported from the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

She was issued a traffic ticket and will be in the Town of Kiantone Court at a later date.


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