A New Hartford teen is dead following a motorcycle accident in South Utica.

Utica Police and Fire responded to the scene at the intersection of Genesee Street and Arlington Road at approximately 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

The driver of the Motorcycle -- 19-year-old Ian Bullen -- and a passenger in the four-door sedan involved were transported to St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Shortly after arrival Bullen had succum to his injuries.

The passenger's injuries appeared to not be life-threatening. Genesee Street between Woodlawn and Meeker was closed for several hours following the accident to allow the Utica Police Accident Reconstruction Unit to conduct an investigation.

In a release from UPD Chief Mark Williams it states, "Our agency would like to convey our condolences to all involved and affected by this tragic event."

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