Man, 72, killed in accident


TOWN OF SANGERFIELD — A 72-year-old man was killed when his pickup truck crashed into a tree Saturday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials.

Sheriff’s deputies said Robert Gillette, of Oriskany Falls, was westbound on Sanger Hill Road at about 2:10 p.m. when his 2017 Chevy Silverado truck hit a tree off the south shoulder. Rescue personnel responded and Gillette was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said the cause of the crash remains under investigation.


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