Police identify victim in fatal Higby Road crash

Published Jul 10, 2018 at 4:00pm

NEW HARTFORD — Police have identified 59-year-old Joseph A. Zutter, of Utica, as the victim in the fatal accident on Higby Road on Friday.

Police said Zutter was westbound at about 9:25 p.m. when his 2012 Ford Fusion went off the roadway and hit a culvert near Stonebridge Road.

Police said the car overturned and Zutter was thrown from the vehicle. Zutter later died of his injuries.

Police said the accident remains under investigation as to what caused the Ford to go off the roadway.