Published on February 13, 2023
On Monday, February 13th, 2023, at around 6:51 P.M., Officers responded to N. Geddes Street and W. Belden Avenue for a motor vehicle collision. Upon arrival, Officers located Johnny Fuente, 33, who was operating a dirt bike on N. Geddes Street approaching W. Belden Avenue. Fuente went through the intersection, against a solid red light, and struck a Nissan Maxima that was traveling on W. Belden Avenue. After the crash, Fuente was ejected from the dirt bike.
Fuente was unresponsive when police arrived. He was transported to Upstate Hospital in critical condition and later pronounced dead. The driver of the Nissan remained on the scene and was cooperative. Impairment does not appear to be a factor. No tickets have been issued at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing.