Motorcyclist dies in crash

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A 24-year-old Granville man died in a motorcycle crash on U.S. Route 4 on May 29 in the town of Whitehall, State Police said.

“Preliminary investigation has determined that 24-year-old Erik D. Nelson of Granville was operating a 2011 Ducati motorcycle south on…Route 4 when he failed to negotiate a turn,” State Police said in a press release.

“Nelson drove across the northbound lane, off the eastern shoulder and struck a guardrail. He was declared deceased at the scene.”

State Police said the crash remains under investigation.