Major Richard J. O’Brien
Troop G Commander
State Police investigate a fatal industrial accident in Grafton.
On October 1, 2022, at about 8:13 a.m. State Police of Brunswick responded to R.J. Valente Gravel on State Route 2 in Grafton, NY, for the report of an industrial accident. A preliminary investigation determined Darren J. Miller, 35, of Poestenkill, NY, was working at the location when a falling piece of equipment struck him. Miller was declared deceased on the scene. The incident is still under investigation.State Police were assisted on scene by the Mine Safety and Health Administration and The Grafton Fire Department.