NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
Update: An investigation at the scene revealed that Gary B. VanDusen, age 77 of Norwich, NY was walking his dog in an unlit area of State Route 12 in the town of Norwich when he was struck and killed by a vehicle. The dog was also killed. The operator of the vehicle, Tony L. Williamson, age 45 of Bainbridge was traveling southbound when struck Mr. VanDusen.
The investigation is on-going.
Original Release: On July 13, 2020 at approximately 9:50 p.m., New York State Police at Norwich responded to a fatal motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian near Fred’s Inn on State Highway 12 I Norwich. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased on scene. The Chenango County Medical Examiner responded and the individual was transported to Lourde’s for an autopsy.
The operator of the vehicle is being cooperative with New York State Police Investigators.
The investigation is on-going, more will be released when available.