WENY News - Elmira man charged with DWAI for double fatal motorcycle acciden

Elmira man charged with DWAI for double fatal motorcycle accident

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- An Elmira man has been charged for in connection to a double fatal car accident involving a motorcycle. The crash happened in Horseheads on Tuesday evening.

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According to Horseheads Police, 18-year-old Caden F. Charnetski has been charged with operating a motor vehicle while his abilities are impaired by drugs. The investigation is on-going, and more charges are pending upon the results of a blood test and accident reconstruction.

The name of the two people who were killed on the motorcycle are not being released at this time.

On scene, Horseheads Police Chief Thomas Stickler says the both victims were ejected from the motorcycle when the car coming in the opposite direction made a left hand turn onto Westlake Street. Both victims who were on the motorcycle died at local hospitals.

This is a developing story, and WENY News will continue to follow it as more information becomes available.

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