Man dies after crashing motorcycle near home (with photos)

By Suzanne Proulx

Man dies after crashing motorcycle near home (with photos)

May 10, 2013 Updated May 14, 2013 at 10:22 AM EDT

Colesville, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Colesville man is dead after crashing his Honda motorcycle Friday morning not far from his own home on Ouaquaga Road.

New York State Police say Shawn Farr, 43, of Colesville, lost control of the bike, went to the right over some grass, then went airborne over a ditch and hit two trees.

State police say there was thick fog at the time of the crash.

It's not known whether Farr was wearing a helmet.

The call came through at approximately 4:20 a.m. Friday for a motorcycle crash on Ouaquaga Road.

An autopsy was scheduled at Lourdes Hospital later Friday.

Multiple emergency crews responded to the scene.

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