MILTON, NY – The Saratoga County Sheriff reports an accident
on Route 29 in Milton this morning killed a local man.
Officers received a 911 call at 8:44 a.m. and responded to the
scene, where Joseph Mabb, 45, of Milton was deceased.
The investigation shows that a driver traveling east on
Route 29 hit pedestrian Mabb, also traveling east. The driver lost sight of the
roadway for a moment and struck the pedestrian. He was ticketed for failure to
use designated land, and is scheduled to appear in Milton Town Court on January
The incident was reconstructed and investigated by the
Sheriff's Office Accident Investigations Unit. Route 29 was closed for
approximately three hours during the investigation. The Sheriff's Dept. was
assisted by the Rock City Falls Fire Dept. and Community EMS.