Massena man charged with DWI after being thrown from motorcycle in Colton crash
Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 8:51 am

COLTON – A Massena man was injured and arrested for drunk driving Saturday after he was thrown from his motorcycle after it crashed in a culvert, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.

David J. Simpson, 58, of 80 Cook St., Massena, went off NYS Hwy. 56 at about 6:37 p.m., deputies said. They said his 1996 Harley Davidson went off the road, struck a culvert and overturned, ejecting Simpson.

He was charged with driving while intoxicated and taken to Canton-Potsdam Hospital where he was treated and released.

He is to answer the charge in Colton Town Court at a later date.