Berlin, NY (February 7, 2020) – A morning crash on Thursday claimed one person’s life.
At around 7 a.m., on February 6, authorities in Berlin responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 113. Reports indicate that a 2000 Chevy S10 was attempting to cross Route 113 at the intersection with South Main Street when it collided with a 2017 Freightliner rollback tow truck.
The driver of the Chevy, who was identified as 73-year-old Johnie Derrickson, suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.
Police are currently investigating.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Johnie Derrickson.
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