HomeLocalYates Schuyler Steuben TompkinsTwo Killed After Being Hit By Car in Tompkins CountyTwo Killed After Being Hit By Car in Tompkins CountyMon, October 23, 2023 by Lucas Day SHARE NOW https://tonywebster.com/ Two men are dead after being struck by a car in Tompkins County. It happened in the 2500 block of Elmira Road in the town of Newfield at around 9:30 Friday night. 42-year-old Patrick Robinson, of Ithaca, lost control of his motorcycle on the wet road and laid his bike down. When a passerby, 34-year-old Mathew Poplawski, of Schenectady, stopped to help Robinson, both were struck by a car. State Police say both men were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car, a 57-year-old man from Illinois, is cooperating with investigators and alcohol does not appear to be a factor. The investigation is ongoing. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.