Police: Motorcyclist dies in overnight crash in Gates

Police say 54 year old Steven Edwards was killed in crash Wednesday morning. (WHAM)

Gates, N.Y. (WHAM) - Police confirmed a motorcyclist involved in a crash early Wednesday morning has died.

Police say 54 year old Steven Edward of Gates was stopped at a red light on Buffalo Road when his motorcycle was rear-ended and pushed through the intersection.

The vehicle that struck Edward's motorcycle was driven by Diamond Gardner, 21, also of Gates.

Police say Gardner was ticketed for passing a red light, and following too closely.

The investigation is ongoing.

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