A Brooktondale motorcyclist is dead after succumbing to his injuries from a motor vehicle crash on State Route 96B on July 21. According to the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office, a 2002 Harley Davidson was traveling south on State Route 96B at the intersection of Gridleyville Crossing when it struck a 2018 Ford Fusion traveling west on Gridleyville Crossing to turn onto State Route 96B.
The motorcyclist, Timothy J. Tagliavento, age 30 of Brooktondale, NY, later died at a local hospital. Meanwhile, the driver and passenger of the Fusion were taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. The accident is still under investigation at this time. The Tioga County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on the scene by New York State Police, New York State Environmental Conservation Police, Greater Valley EMS, Spencer EMS, Candor EMS and Candor Fire.