Motorcyclist killed in Saratoga Springs after being hit by pickup truck

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SARATOGA SPRINGS – A tragic crash is under investigation in Saratoga Springs. It happened Wednesday night at the intersection of state Route 29 and Brook Road.

Police say a pickup truck and a motorcycle were involved. They say the driver of the pickup truck was making a turn onto Brook Road when the two collided.

Initial investigation finds the 81-year-old truck driver failed to yield the right of way to the motorcyclist.

William Benton, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene.