• May 09, 2017

One Killed in Dump Truck Accident on Broadway near Lawn Avenue in Albany, NY

Albany, NY -- A single-vehicle crash involving a dump truck claimed the life of an unidentified 27-year-old in Albany, NY Monday, May 8, 2017.

Police officials say the incident took place around noon on Broadway close to Lawn Avenue.

It's unclear what occurred, but it looks like the truck occupied by the victim lost control, subsequently striking a tree. The victim, an unnamed 27-year-old, was rescued from the wrecked vehicle, and was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators were at the scene of the incident in an effort to determine the exact cause of the crash.

More information may be forthcoming.

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