Around two thirty yesterday afternoon, State Police responded to an incident on Hawleyton Road between a motorcycle and a riding lawnmower. 

According to police, 74-year-old Danny M. Shepard of Binghamton was operating a riding lawnmower near the roadway and front lawn of his home at 1415 Hawleyton Road. 28-year-old Justin T. Tarbox, also of Binghamton, was riding a motorcycle and traveling south when the two collided. 

Shepard was pronounced dead at the scene and Tarbox was taken to Wilson Hospital. 

Police are continuing to investigate.