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Motorcyclist dies following early morning accident on I-290

Town of Tonawanda Police say John A. Serrano, 47, was struck by several vehicles while lying on the road and suffered fatal injuries at the scene.

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. — A motorcyclist has died following an early morning accident that happened Tuesday on Interstate 290 in the Town of Tonawanda.

Authorities responded to Interstate 290 east, near the Colvin Boulevard exit, for a report of a motorcycle rider down and struck by a car at approximately 3:35 a.m.

The driver of the motorcycle, John A. Serrano, 47, of North Tonawanda, was driving eastbound on Interstate 290 when his motorcycle left the pavement and he was thrown onto the middle lane of traffic. 

Police say Serrano was struck by several vehicles while lying on the road and suffered fatal injuries at the scene. 

The accident is currently being investigated by the Town of Tonawanda Police Department and drivers of the additional vehicles that became involved are cooperating with police. None of the drivers sustained any injuries and police say no charges will be filed.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Town of Tonawanda Police Department at (716) 879-6614, or their confidential tip line: (716) 879-6606.