14 August 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


On August 13, 2022, at 1:20 P.M., Troopers out of SP Batavia responded to a collision on State Route 19 in the town of LeRoy.  Investigation determined that a 1994 Ford F-150 operated by Duane R. Hamill, 66 of Warsaw, NY was traveling south bound on State Route 19 and swerved into the oncoming lane and struck a 2015 Chevrolet Trax traveling north bound.  The Ford exited the roadway and overturned, ejecting Hamill. Hamill was transported by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The operator of the Chevrolet was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted in this investigation.

This is still an active investigation.

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