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FARMERSVILLE – A man and a woman from Delevan were hospitalized after their motorcycle crashed about 4 p.m. Sunday on Route 16, state police at Machias said.

Troopers said Richard Kruse, 73, operator of the motorcycle, was taken by helicopter to Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, where he is listed in stable condition.

Janet Lexer, 70, was taken first to Olean General Hospital, then transferred to ECMC, where she was in critical condition.

Police said the motorcycle was northbound when it left the road on a curve and struck an embankment, ejecting both.