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Greene County man fatally shot by state police in Orange County

May 28, 2019 01:17 PM

State police are investigating after a trooper shot a man from Greene County.

State police say they were responding to a person walking along I-84 in Orange County, last week.

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While one trooper talked to the man, identified as 41-year-old Luke Patterson of Tannersville, another trooper drove next to them.

Troopers say Patterson did not comply with their commands and made a move towards the troop car.

One of the troopers then fired his or her weapon at Patterson. He eventually died.

Anyone who might have seen the incident is asked to call state police.

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WNYT Staff

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