Truck Driver Killed At Deposit Quarry

Sidney Truck Driver

Dies In Quarry Crash

DEPOSIT – A 66-year-old Sidney man was killed yesterday when he was thrown from his truck following an accident on  a quarry access road in the Town of Deposit.

At 9:30 a.m., state police were dispatched to the scene off State Route 8 near Mills Road, Town of Deposit, following reports of a motor vehicle accident with serious physical injury. Upon their arrive, they found William B. Barse deceased at the scene.

An investigation revealed that he was allegedly hauling stone in his 1990 Mack dump truck when he allegedly drove off the road several times, striking trees, overturning and coming to rest on the road. Police believe he was ejected from the vehicle during the accident.

The dump truck is registered to SLLC Inc. of Deposit.

Members of the New York State Police Commercial Enforcement Unit and Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene as well to investigate.  New York State Police are continuing the investigation.


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