A motorcyclist is dead following a crash in Gates.

A motorcyclist is dead following a crash in Gates.

Police say 54-year-old Steven Edwards from Gates was stopped at a red light on Buffalo Road near the Tinseltown Movie Theatre just before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Officers say Edwards was rear-ended and then pushed through the intersection by an SUV.

Edwards was pronounced dead at Strong Memorial Hospital.

The 21-year-old driver of the SUV has been issued traffic tickets for passing a red light and following too closely.

The investigation is ongoing.