BRIDGEWATER, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — A motor vehicle accident in the town of Bridgewater on Monday, September 25 has left one person dead, according to Oneida County Sheriffs.

Sheriffs responded to the accident on Route 8 in the town at approximately 8:13 on Monday night. Police shut down the southbound lane of the highway as they investigated. That roadway is now fully open to traffic.

One person is confirmed dead. Their identity has not been released at this time pending the investigation.

The Oneida County Sheriffs were assisted on the scene by the New York State Police, Bridgewater Fire Department and Bridgewater Ambulance. This is an ongoing investigation, and we will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.