UPDATE : New Hartford crash confirmed to be a fatal accident

A car crashed into a tree on Higby Road in New Hartford and the accident has now been confirmed to be a fatal accident.

Posted: Jul. 6, 2018 11:56 PM
Updated: Jul. 7, 2018 5:26 AM

NEW HARTFORD- Around 9:25 P.M. Friday night the New Hartford Police and New Hartford Fire Departments were dispatched to 265 Higby Road for an accident.

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The car crashed into a tree, and a person was ejected from the vehicle.

New Hartford Polcie say the initial investigation indicated that the vehicle struck a culvert and it rolled over several times.

Police say the operator died as a result, from injuries sustained in the crash. and the operator was the only occupant of the vehicle involved.

Police say the investigation into the accident is still ongoing.

The name of the operator is not being released at this time, as family members are being notified.

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