Acting Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
On October 7, 2020, at approximately 4:23 p.m., State Police responded to a one-car fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Pierce Road in the area of Ushers Road in the town of Clifton Park. The driver, 24-year-old William J. Oates, was driving when a tree came down on Pierce Road, colliding with his vehicle. Oates was transported to Saratoga Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. No other injuries were reported as a result of the incident.
The investigation is continuing.