MARCY, N.Y. -- A Rome man has died following a motorcycle accident in the Town of Marcy on Thursday.
Oneida County Sheriff's responded to the accident just before 5 p.m. on Route 49 near the Oriskany exit.
According to Sheriff Rob Maciol, 70 year-old Philip Cox was riding on his 2020 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound when he lost control and exited the southern shoulder of the roadway and struck a guard rail.
Mr. Cox was pronounced dead at the scene by members of Kunkel Ambulance who responded to the scene. The roadway had to be shut down for a short time while the crash was being investigated but is now back open to traffic.