Weedsport man ID’d in fatal motorcycle accident

A Weedsport man has been identified as the victim involved in a fatal motorcycle crash over the weekend in Throop.

Deputies in Cayuga County say that Joseph L. Savarese, of Weedsport was operating his Harley Davidson motorcycle north on Sine Rd. when he failed to negotiate a curve — going off the east shoulder of the roadway, striking a tree.

Crews worked at the scene for hours as they attempted to reconstruct the scene. The New York State Police assisted at the scene, as well as the Throop Fire Department.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials.

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