Driver dies after car rear-ends Peterbilt trailer on NYS 60 in Fredonia

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Driver dies after car rear-ends Peterbilt trailer on NYS 60 in Fredonia

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, NY – A 42-year-old man from Dunkirk lost his life last Tuesday after, March 25, after a crash involving a big rig on State Route 60 in Fredonia, according to The Post-Journal.

The fatal accident occurred on the northbound highway near Walmart Supercenter, prompting a response from state troopers shortly after 2:00 p.m.

An early investigation found that the victim was operating a 2006 Pontiac northbound when he failed to stop in time, causing the car to strike the back of a 2016 Peterbilt tractor-trailer, which was stopped in traffic at a red light.

First responders pronounced the driver of the Pontiac deceased at the scene.

No further details have been shared at this time, but the State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation is handling the case.

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