NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
On May 11, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., New York State Police at Sidney and the Unadilla Emergency Squad responded to Ben Mccumber Road in the town of Unadilla for a report of an accidental death.
An investigation revealed that William P. Marszal, age 80 of Unadilla was clearing trees on the property. While operating a John Deere 420 dozer and skidding a downed tree, the downed tree uprooted another tree that subsequently fell on Marszal causing head trauma. Marszal was pronounced deceased on scene.