Lewis County man dies in accident

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TOWN OF CROGHAN — A Lewis County man is dead following a one-car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Cross and Second roads Thursday morning.

Sheriff’s deputies said Peter F. Martin, 50, of Copenhagen, was traveling northeast on Cross Road at about 9:47 a.m. when he failed to stop at the intersection with Second Road. Deputies said Martin’s 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee continued through the intersection and came to rest against a rock ledge.

Martin was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The accident remains under investigation.

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