SARATOGA COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — William “Billy” Benton, of Saratoga Springs, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday night fatal motorcycle crash in Saratoga County.

Benton, 54, was killed in a motorcycle collision involving a pickup truck in Saratoga Springs Tuesday night.


According to reports, Benton was operating a motorcycle on New York 29 near Brook Road in Saratoga Springs, when the bike came into contact with a pickup truck, operated by an 81-year-old driver around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Benton was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The Middle Grove driver of the pickup was not injured in the collision.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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