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Motorcyclist killed in Cayuga County identified

Sheriff’s Deputies have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash along Rockefeller Road in Cayuga County on Wednesday morning.
Updated at 3:50 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19:

Cayuga County (WSYR-TV) –Sheriff’s Deputies have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash along Rockefeller Road in Cayuga County on Wednesday morning.

The Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office says that 19-year-old Benjamin Cornwell of Moravia died after he tried to pass a Chevrolet Suburban making a left hand turn, but slammed into the driver's side of the SUV.

Deputies say Cornwell died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV was not hurt during the incident according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say they are still investigating the crash and that no tickets have been issued.

The Sheriff's Office is asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call is (315) 253-3902.

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