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Posted on: August 27, 2023

Sheriff's Office investigating fatal motorcycle accident in Kingsbury


Date of Incident:  Saturday, August 26, 2023            

Time : 10:17 AM

Incident Location: State Route 4                                                                                                                                                 

Township: Kingsbury                                                 

Case #   2023-013843

INIVIDUALS INVOLVED:  Kenneth R. Fish    Age: 49    Address: Reynolds Road Fort Edward, New York

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single motorcycle crash on State Route 4 in the Town of Kingsbury just north of Green Barn Road.  

Upon units arriving on scene, Deputies located a single motorcycle off the road into a ditch. The preliminary investigation shows the operator of the motorcycle, Kenneth R. Fish was traveling south on State Route 4 when he went off the roadway, struck a DOT speed limit sign before coming to rest in a ditch. Fish was pronounced deceased on scene. 

A portion of the roadway was closed for a time as the incident was investigated. The accident remains under investigation as Sheriff’s investigators look into the circumstances surrounding the accident.  

Officer (s) Handling: Deputy Hurlbut, Deputy LaTour, Sgt. Kolar, and Investigator Noble. 


Assisting Agencies: Whitehall PD, Kingsbury Fire, Fort Edward EMS.


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