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Motorcyclist dies after plummeting off cliff in Cornwall

Cornwall police say the accident happened on a mountainous, windy stretch of road along Route 218 at 11:14 a.m.

Blaise Gomez

Jun 1, 2022, 8:08 PM

Updated 751 days ago

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A 23-year-old motorcyclist from New York City died Wednesday after crashing his bike and plummeting off a cliff in Cornwall.
Cornwall police say the accident happened on a mountainous, windy stretch of road along Route 218 at 11:14 a.m.
The victim was found approximately 300 feet below the area of the fall, near the Cornwall Yacht Club.   
Authorities say speed and inexperience were contributing factors to the crash.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to the family.  


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