MCSO: Man Killed in Riga Motorcycle Crash was Retired Monroe Co. Deputy

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office has announced that the victim of yesterday's fatal motorcycle crash in Riga was a retired deputy.

Deputy Patrick Gaffney was pronounced dead at Strong Memorial Hospital yesterday after colliding with a car on Buffalo Road. 

Gaffney was riding his motorcycle eastbound on Buffalo road when the driver of the car turned left across his path at an intersection.

Sheriff Todd Baxter said in a statement that the department is assisting Gaffney's wife and four children with grief counseling and any other support they can give as they mourn the loss of one of their own.

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