New York

Aaron Atkinson Killed in Accident at Lewis Point and State Route 13 in Lenox, NY

September 3, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Aaron Atkinson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Lewis Point Road & State Route 13, Lenox, NY, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
New York State Police
Vehicles Involved
Harley-Davidson, Commercial Vehicle
Lewis Point and State Route 13
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a motorcycle

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a person at Lewis Point and State Route 13 in Lenox, NY on September 3rd, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 2 a.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer operated by 40-year-old John Conklin was involved in a collision with a motorcycle operated by 60-year-old Aaron Atkinson. Police believe the truck crossed from a northbound lane into a southbound lane before colliding with the motorcycle. Atkinson suffered fatal injuries int he crash. Conklin faces a vehicular manslaughter charge and authorities expressed suspicion that Conklin may have been impaired by drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash.

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