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Cold Brook man dies after Deerfield crash, child injured expected to be OK

He had to be extricated from the truck and was airlifted to a Syracuse hospital.

Posted: Apr 30, 2019 11:13 AM
Updated: Apr 30, 2019 1:04 PM

DEERFIELD, N.Y. -- The man who was airlifted to a Syracuse hospital after a crash in Deerfield Monday has died.

State police say 79-year-old Gerald Cady, from Cold Brook, crossed the center line on Route 8 and hit a tree.

He had to be extricated from the truck and airlifted to a Syracuse hospital.

Police also say a child was in the truck, and was rushed to the hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

The road was shut down for hours Monday evening.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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