One dead in Candor motorcycle crash early Tuesday


CANDOR, NY – The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a motor vehicle crash that left one dead early Tuesday morning in the Town of Candor.

45 year-old Walter Vanderpoel was driving his motorcycle eastbound on State Route 96 near Straits Corners Road.

Vanderpoel crossed the median, colliding with a pick-up truck heading east.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was treated and released by the Candor Fire and EMS teams.

The investigation is ongoing.

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