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New York State Police Newsroom Notification: Basom man dead after one vehicle fatal collision

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On June 16, 2018 at approximately 4:08 p.m., New York State Troopers responded to a vehicle collision on Skye Road in the town of Alabama. Further investigation revealed that a 2013 Ford Fusion operated by Morey Ground Jr., 37 of Basom, NY was traveling eastbound on Skye Road. The vehicle left the roadway on a curve and over-corrected causing the vehicle to cross both lanes, exiting the south shoulder of the roadway and stuck a tree.  Ground was pronounced dead at the scene.  Ground was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

The Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted in this investigation. This is still an ongoing investigation.