Police Release Identity Of Victim In Friday’s Fatal Crash On Arterial

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Victim Was Going Wrong Way On Rt 12

UTICA, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — Utica Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a two car crash in the southbound lane of the North/South Arterial Friday night. The deceased is William Dehimer, 46 years old from Marcy. Police report that preliminary evidence shows that Dehimer was driving north in the southbound lane when the crash occurred just north of the Court Street exit when his vehicle collided with another vehicle.

The accident occurred Friday night around 10:00PM. The initial report from Utica Police stated that Utica Fire responders and the Kunkel Ambulance crew on the scene made an effort to save Mr. Dehimer, but he was declared deceased at St. Elizabeth Hospital.

The investigation into the accident continues.

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