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Elmira Correctional Officer, former firefighter victim of motorcycle crash

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The victim in Monday night’s fatal motorcycle crash in Tioga County, New York was Correctional Officer in the New York State Prison System and a former member of the Elmira Heights Fire Department. 

The Fire Department confirmed on their Facebook page that Jeremy Taylor, 41, had been a member of the department.

Taylor’s motorcycle went off Spencer Road in the town of Candor on June 17 around 9:20 p.m.

A witness told police that a car traveling in the direction did not dim its high beams, however, it is unknown if that caused Taylor to crash.

Taylor was transport to Guthrie Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

18 News will have more on this story as information becomes available.

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