30 November 2020
Major James M. Hall
Troop A Commander


On November 28, 2020 at 8:53 P.M., Troopers out of SP Amity responded to a one vehicle collision on State Route 70 in the town of Grove.  Further investigation revealed that a 2017 Chevrolet operated by William J. Hitchcock Jr., 48 of Livonia, NY was traveling northbound on State Route 70 and exited the roadway striking a ditch which subsequently overturned the vehicle.  William Hitchcock Jr. was transported to Noyes Memorial Hospital then to Strong Memorial Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.  The passenger, Brian J. Hitchcock, 43 of Liverpool, NY was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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

This is an ongoing investigation.

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