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Milford resident killed in two-car crash

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

TOWN OF ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Milford resident is dead after a two-car motor vehicle accident in Otsego County on Tuesday.

According to New York State Police, the accident occurred on State Route 23 in the Town of Oneonta around 7:12 a.m. on Tuesday.

Authorities say Francis X. Gesel, 66 of Leominster, MA lost control of his vehicle while traveling eastbound on a curve. State Police say his vehicle traveled into the westbound lane and into the path of a vehicle operated by Terry l. Church, 62 of Milford.

Gesel was transported to A.O. Fox Hospital for a broken foot and chest pain.

Church was pronounced deceased at the scene by Otsego County Coroner James Hurley.

The New York State Police is continuing the investigation.

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