ALTAMONT — A pedestrian in a village crosswalk was hit by a van on Monday, Dec. 28.
The driver told police he did not see anyone in the roadway, but heard a “thump and a woman’s scream,” said the accident report.
“Everything was 100 percent,” said Steve Oliver, highway superintendent. “We are still not really sure about the how, what, and why of the accident.”
Sean McCutcheon tripped and fell, and the truck backed over him, according to a release from the Guilderland Police Department.
A dramatic crash on Route 20 at Johnson road, involving a pickup that ran a red light,, hit two cars, and rolled over several times, resulted in only minor ijnuries and no arrests.
The cattle killed this month in a tipped tractor trailer are the subject of a campaign to raise awareness about transportation accidents in the meat industry.
Berne neighbors of Charles Tommell Jr. helped him after a tractor trailer carrying his cattle tipped over; Tommell said the driver had had an unblemished record.
DELANSON — This year, Art Ogsbury’s daughters heard him give a blessing before the family’s Thanksgiving meal for the first time.
A Berne man riding an all-terrain vehicle was killed on his Saw Mill Road property Saturday afternoon when, police say, he struck a wire strung four or five feet off the ground, meant to protect four marijuana plants.
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