A local motorcyclist was killed Saturday night when a car turned in front of him on state Route 23 in the town of Oneonta, according to state police at Oneonta.

Kyle Faulkner, 21, of Davenport Center, was riding a Suzuki motorcycle east on Route 23 at about 8:20 p.m. when a Chevrolet Malibu driven by Madison Kreutzer, 23, of Livingston, attempted to turn from the westbound lane of the highway into the Holiday Inn, troopers said.

Faulkner was unable to avoid Kreutzer’s car, slid underneath it and was pinned, troopers said.

He died at the scene, troopers said.

The highway was closed Saturday for an accident reconstruction.

No tickets were issued, but the crash remains under investigation, troopers said.

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