17 May 2021
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander

State Police have positively identified the driver of the pickup truck as Ronald B. Dupee Sr., age 40, of Mooers, NY.

On May 15, 2021, at approximately 7:17 a.m., State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer and a pickup truck on U.S. Route 11 between Green Valley Road and Cannon Corners Road in Mooers, NY. A preliminary investigation determined that the pickup truck was travelling eastbound in the westbound lane of Route 11 when it stuck an oncoming tractor trailer head-on and then caught fire.

The driver of the pickup truck, who has not yet been positively identified, was killed. The driver of the tractor trailer, Bernard A. Guindon, age 64, of Parish, NY suffered minor injuries and was evaluated and released from Champlain Valley Physicians’ Hospital. No charges have been filed.

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