On September 12, 2022, at around 12:36 a.m., State Police responded to a one car motor vehicle accident, on County Route 5, in the town of Dickinson. A preliminary investigation revealed a one car fatal motor vehicle accident occurred. The involved vehicle was south bound on County Route 5, for an unknown reasons, it left the roadway entering the west shoulder, and caught on fire. The operator, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was located deceased on scene. The investigation revealed the victim has been tentatively identified as Michael J. Irrera, 50 of Duxbury, MA.
County Route 5 in the town of Dickinson, was closed for quite some time but as of 8:00 a.m., it is back open. The investigation is continuing.
The New York Police were assisted by Dickinson Fire and Rescue and Moria Fire and Rescue at the scene.