STAMFORD, N.Y. (WBNG) — New York State Police responded at approximately 1:18 p.m. Wednesday to Town Brook Road at Red Rock Road in the town of Stamford following a report of a propane truck in a ditch and on its passenger side.
According to police, members from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit, State Police Investigators, ENCON, Hobart and Stamford fire departments assisted at the scene.
Police say an investigation found that for an unknown reason, possibly medically related, 62-year-old Edward M. Walley Jr. of Delhi went off the roadway, into a ditch and struck a utility pole before the vehicle rolled on to its passenger side.
Troopers say Walley was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, officials say.