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Top Local News For Columbia Greene Counties

 

Man dies in one-car crash on Route 22 in Austerlitz

AUSTERLITZ—A Rensselaer County man was killed in a car crash on State Route 22 north of Osmer Road, September 6. State Police from the New Lebanon barracks investigated a fatal motor vehicle crash at 12:45 a.m. that date after a concerned motorist called Columbia County 911.

Troopers arrived, along with Austerlitz firefighters and the Chatham Rescue Squad at 11819 Route 22, where they found one vehicle off the road.

The operator, Kevin C. Jones, 30, of Troy had been driving south when for unknown reasons, his vehicle went off the west shoulder and crashed into a utility pole and multiple trees.

Mr. Jones was dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash is undetermined.

Columbia County Coroner Mike Blasl was also on scene.

NYSEG was called to replace the pole. Firefighters were back in service at 3:44 a.m.


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