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Sheriff's Deputy Collides with Motorcyclist in Early Morning Crash

Albany Democrat Herald via YellowBrix

August 18, 2010

DUANESBURG — State Police are investigating why a Schenectady County Sheriff’s deputy struck and injured a 60-year-old motorcyclist on Route 7 early Tuesday.

The deputy, Omar W. Quiernan, 36, was on duty and driving east in a marked patrol car when he crossed over the road’s center line and struck the westbound motorcyclist, Anthony J. Deangelo of Delanson at 1:55 a.m., State Police in Princetown said Tuesday.

Deangelo was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit responded to investigate the collision.

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