Two People Died In Motorcycle Crash In The Town of Caledonia

(Caledonia) Local authorities are urging motorists to be careful while driving after two people died in a motorcycle crash in the town of Caledonia Tuesday afternoon. Columbia County sheriff’s deputies responded to Highway 33 near Interstate 90 just before 5pm.

Law enforcement did not provide any specifics, but did say the crash involved a motorcycle and two pickup trucks. Lifesaving measures were attempted on both occupants of the bike but they were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names are being withheld pending notification of family.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office say motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians are using the roadway more often this time of year. They ask drivers to remain alert, keep their phones down, and to put away electronic devices. Sheriff’s officials say many accidents can be prevented by paying attention to your surroundings and limiting distractions.