Lake George accident – Boy, 8, and pedestrian killed after speeding motorcycle crashed into 6 people standing near trail | The Sun

A MOTORCYCLE accident in Lake George has left two people dead, including an eight-year-old boy.

New York State Police are investigating the deadly crash, which occurred right around 3.40pm local time.

The crash occurred on Route 9 near the Lake George Expedition Park.

"A preliminary investigation determined that a motorcycle was heading north on Route 9 at a high rate of speed when it went off the east shoulder of the road and onto a paved bike path, striking a group of six pedestrians who were standing at the entrance to the bike path," New York State Police said in a statement.

The two people who died have been identified as James A. Persons, 38, of Lake George, and Quinton P. Delgoteto, 8, also of Lake George.

Another pedestrian, Jasmine Luellen, 30, of Lake George, is in stable condition at Albany Medical Center.

Three children within the group of pedestrians were not injured. 

The motorcycle driver, Anthony J. Futia, 33, of Albany, NY, is at Albany Medical Center in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Lake George is a town in upstate New York set within the Adirondack Mountains.

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