03 June 2022

 Major Brian J. Ratajczak
 Troop E Commander



On June 1, 2022, State Police - Painted Post investigated a single vehicle fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred in Erwin, NY.

A vehicle being driven by Michael Hennessy, 20, of Bath, NY, was travelling east on Interstate 86 in the Town of Erwin, approaching the Interstate 99 access ramp, when he lost control of the vehicle, which spun and struck a guiderail. He was transported by ambulance to Guthrie-Corning Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased. It is believed that speed and heavy rainfall contributed to the incident. The investigation is continuing at this time.

The New York State Police were assisted on scene by the Painted Post Village Police and Fire Departments, Forrest View Gang Mills Fire Department, AMR Ambulance, and Fleet Pride Towing.

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