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Prattsburgh man killed in one-vehicle crash

Created: 04/28/2014 7:17 AM WHEC.com

A man is dead after being thrown from his pickup truck during a crash in Yates County.

Sheriff’s deputies say 65-year-old Edward Babcock of Prattsburgh lost control of his truck on Italy Hill Road in the Town of Italy around 5 p.m. Sunday. We are told Babcock drove into a ditch then flipped the truck three times.

Deputies say a passerby saw an oxygen tank in the truck and tried to keep Babcock alive until emergency crews arrived.

Sadly, Babcock was pronounced dead at the scene.





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