Fatal accident on 112th Street in Troy

TROY, N.Y. – Troy Police responded to a fatal car accident on Wednesday evening.

Troy Police and Fire Crews responded to the active scene on 112th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues.

The have confirmed that the driver involved in the one car accident was a 66-year-old male and has passed away.

It took crews time to get to the man because he hit live powerlines that fell onto the car.

Crews had to wait for the power to be shut-off before moving in to extricate the driver.

The victim's identity will not be released until Thursday morning, as requested.

There were no other injuries and no other vehicles were involved.

There is no definite word on what caused the accident.

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