Police: Motorist dies in Montgomery County accident

Posted at: 01/24/2013 9:27 AM
Updated at: 01/24/2013 10:09 AM
By: AP

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a man has died in a traffic accident in Montgomery County.

Troopers say 35-year-old Lester Rivera Jr. of Amsterdam was driving in the town of Amsterdam at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday when he ran off the road and overturned in a field.

Rivera was thrown partially out of his vehicle and declared dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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