Fatal Accident In Sangerfield

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Man Killed When Truck Hit Tree

One man was killed when the truck he was driving hit a tree on Sangerhill Road in Sangerfield Saturday afternoon. The Oneida County Sheriff Office reports that Robert Gillette, 72, of Oriskany Falls, was pronounced deceased at St. Elizabeth hospital.

Sheriff Robert Maciol said that the call came into his office around 2:10PM Saturday. Gillette was traveling west on Sangerhill Road when his vehicle left the road and hit a tree. Gillette was taken to the hospital by ambulance. 

The Waterville Fire Department treated the victim at the scene. The State Police assisted at the scene. Sangerhill Road was closed during the crash investigation. It has reopened.

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