23 June 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander



At approximately 1:08 p.m., the State Police responded to I-390 southbound near the Kendrick Road overpass for a report of a 1 car serious injury accident.  When troopers arrived on scene, it was clear, that the operator had a medical emergency while driving.

The operator, Michael Deutsch, age 52, from Rochester, appears to have had a medical emergency when his vehicle crashed into a guide rail and ended up in the median of the east shoulder of the roadway.

Troopers provided medical assistance to Deutsch and he was transported to Strong Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The investigation is continuing.

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