05 October 2021
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
 Troop E Commander
 

 

 
PRESS RELEASE
 

On October 5, 2021, at approximately 6:02 p.m., the State Police investigated a 3 car- 1 person fatal motor vehicle accident on St-Rte 36 near Cleveland Road in the town of Mount Morris.

Troopers say a vehicle was traveling northbound on St-Rte 36 when an uninvolved southbound vehicle made a left turn and a pickup truck directly behind the southbound vehicle was struck by a 3rd vehicle from behind.  That 3rd vehicle, also a pickup truck, towing a flatbed carrying a car then went into the northbound lane striking the northbound vehicle. 

The operator of the northbound vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene.  A young child in the northbound vehicle was taken to a Strong Hospital with minor injuries.

The operator of the third vehicle was taken to Noise Hospital for minor injuries.

The operator of the pickup truck was not injured.

The investigation is continuing.

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