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.