07 October 2020
 
 
 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Acting Major R. Christopher West
 Troop G Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

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.

 

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