Victim of fatal Rt. 14 motorcycle accident identified


READING, N.Y. (WETM) – The Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of Friday’s fatal motorcycle accident on Route 14 as Rodney A Bowser, 62, of Bowie PG, Maryland.   

At approximately 3:45 P.M. on Aug. 6, police say Bowser was traveling south on State Route 14 when they lost control of their motorcycle causing it to strike a guard rail and a road sign.

The motorcycle was found on the west side of the road and Bowser was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The Watkins Glen Fire Department, Watkins Glen Police Department, Schuyler Ambulance and the New York State Police assisted Schuyler County Deputies at the scene. Police say the accident is currently under investigation.

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