26 March 2020

Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander


At approximately 6:54 p.m., New York State Police at Oneonta responded to the 2300 block of County Road 18 in the town of Morris for a personal injury accident.

An investigation revealed that a male was operating a lawn tractor southbound on the western shoulder of County Road 18.  The male on the lawn tractor failed to observe that a Chevrolet Malibu was traveling southbound on the roadway when he turned left in front of the Malibu’s path while attempting to enter a driveway.  The female driver of the Malibu was unable to avoid the male on the lawn tractor. 

The driver of the tractor was transported to Chenango Memorial Hospital with injuries to his head and face.  The driver of the Malibu was not injured. 

The accident remains under investigation. 


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