Gloversville Man Killed In Two-Car Accident

Gloversville Man Killed

In Two-Car Accident

ROSEBOOM –  A 62 year old man was killed yesterday evening when the car he was riding in was struck by a driver making a U-turn in Rt 166.

William M. Hayes, 62, Gloversville was a passenger in the car of Ray H. Coco, 52, Middlefield, which was struck by a 1997 Dodge Dakota driven by Lillian C Fuller, 35, Roseboom.  An investigation determined that Fuller entered her parked car that was facing south on the northbound shoulder of State Route 166.  She then attempt a U-turn to head northbound but pulled into the southbound lane where she struck Coco’s 2005 Nissan Altima.   The Nissan continued southbound and struck a mailbox, then came to rest as in a ditch.

Hayes was unconscious at the scene and taken to Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy will be performed by Coroner James Dow at a later date at Lourdes Hospital.

Fuller, who was alone, was transported to Bassett with a possible fractured foot and back pain.  She was driving alone. Coco was transported to Bassett with fractured ribs and a fractured back. 

 Alcohol and drugs where not a factor in this accident.  The investigation is ongoing.

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