A 65-year-old Saugerties resident was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on John Joy Road in Saugerties.

The preliminary investigation by the Saugerties police indicates that a 2009 Toyota Tacoma pickup operated by Carl L. Miles was towing a trailer south on John Joy Road when his vehicle crossed into the northbound lane, proceeded to the shoulder, struck a tree, and traveled down an embankment, according to a press release from the Saugerties Police Department.

The crash, resulting in the death of the sole occupant of the vehicle, is being investigated by detectives from the Saugerties Police Department.

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