12 May 2020

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. 


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