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.