WEBB, N.Y. – A Camden man has died after crashing his motorcycle into a Jeep on Route 28 near Otter Lake on Friday, June 5.
Kenneth Batz, 72, suffered serious leg injuries, and was in critical condition after being airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse after the crash. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police say Batz hit the Jeep head-on after veering into the southbound lane just before 3 p.m. on Friday.
The driver of the Jeep, 43-year-old Heather B. Thomas, was unable to avoid the crash, according to police.
Route 28 was closed while police cleared the scene, and reopened around 7 p.m. Friday.