Man Killed In Crash On Butternut Drive, South Of Dewitt Town Hall

UPDATE: The victim in this incident has been identified as Richard E. Burke 54 of Memphis, NY.

Town of Dewitt, N.Y. - A man is dead after a Sunday evening crash in Dewitt.

A little before 9 Sunday night Dewitt police responded to 5400 Butternut Drive, just south of the town hall.

They found a car that had driven off the road.

They found a man inside the car unconscious. Life saving measure were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police say it appears the car drove off the road struck several guide wires before striking some tress and coming to a stop.

DeWitt Accident Investigation Team will continue to investigate the crash, to try and determine why the vehicle left the road.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of family.

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