A Johnson City man is dead after crashing a homemade, unregistered motorcycle in Cortland County. 

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)
Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News (file)

New York State Police say 47-yer-old Michael Sipe was driving on Interstate 81 in Cortlandville July 18 when he lost control and crashed into a guiderail.

Authorities say they were called to I81 Southbound at around 8 p.m. to a report of a motorcycle crash.

Sipe was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.

State Police say their investigation is continuing.

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