Man killed in Latham motorcycle crash

LATHAM – A 64-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning.

Police say officers responded to Troy-Schenectady road near Spruce Lane around 7:41 a.m. and found Frederick Franko suffering from serious injuries after he was ejected from his motorcycle. Franko later died at the hospital.

Police say a witness saw Franko passing slowing traffic on the right, when he lost control of his motorcycle, hit a sewer grate and was thrown off the vehicle.

All lanes are reopened at this time.