16 January 2021
 
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander
 

 

PRESS RELEASE
 

On January 16, 2021, at approximately 4:30 a.m., the State Police responded to a 911 call of a serious accident on Middle Road in the town of Veteran.  When troopers arrived they located a full size pick up that had been traveling northbound on Middle Road and left the roadway and struck a tree.

The operator and lone occupant, Thomas Rockwell, age 26, from Watkins Glenn, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators are not sure the cause of the accident and the investigation is continuing.

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