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One man dead after car crash in Warren County

August 14, 2019 12:02 PM

STONY CREEK -  One man is dead after a car crash on Riley Hill Road. 

It happened around 3:15 pm Tuesday. The Warren County Sheriff's Office identified 95-year-old Howard Ward Jr. of Niskayuna as the driver. 

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According to police, Ward was driving when his vehicle veered off the roadway and hit a tree. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

Ward was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and it appears that a medical issue may have caused him to veer off the road. Police don't believe alcohol and speed are factors. 

The crash is under investigation. 

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Muneib Chater

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