At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Thursday night, August 22, 2019, Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies and members of the Delhi Fire Department and Emergency Squad responded to a 911 report of a serious personal injury motorcycle accident on State Highway 10, near Betts Hill Road, in the Town of Delhi.

Investigation revealed that 46 year-old Daniel J. Quackenbush, of Delhi, NY, was traveling south on St. Hwy. 10 when he lost control of his motorcycle which ran off the southbound road shoulder before striking an embankment and rolling over in the ditch ejecting Quackenbush who sustained serious injuries.

Delhi Emergency Squad transported Quackenbush to O’Connor Hospital in Delhi where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Sheriff Craig DuMond indicated that Deputies believe alcohol use contributed to the cause of the accident.