Name of truck driver killed in crash released

Posted at: 07/09/2013 12:04 PM
By: Associated Press | WHEC.com

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Authorities have released the name of the truck driver who was killed in a crash Monday afternoon that injured another driver.
    
State police say 40-year-old Shawn Wetmore of Batavia was killed when his box truck was hit by a tanker truck that crashed off the westbound lanes of Interstate 490 around 1 p.m. Monday and fell onto Route 590 below in the town of Brighton.
    
Troopers say Wetmore's truck was on State Route 590 when it was hit by the falling tanker.
    
The tanker driver, 25-year-old Daniel Baker of Wyoming, suffered a dislocated hip when he was ejected from his vehicle.
    
Route 590 near the I-490 split remained closed in both directions until around 9:45 p.m. Monday.
    
The cause of the crash is under investigation.


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