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22 August 2019
One deceased after proprane truck crashes in Hobart
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
On August 21, 2019 at approximately 1:18 pm. New York State Police responded to Town brook Road at Red Rock Road in the town of Stamford to a report of a propane truck in a ditch and on its passenger side. Members from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, State Police Investigators, ENCON, Hobart and Stamford Fire Departments assisted at the scene.
An investigation revealed that for an unknown reason, possibly medically related Edward M. Walley Jr., age 62 of Delhi, NY drove off the roadway, into a ditch and struck a utility pole before rolling to its passenger side. Walley was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
An autopsy is scheduled for later today.
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