Tuesday, September 12, 2017

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Tillson fire captain killed in Town of Ulster crash

TOWN OF ULSTER – The captain in the Tillson Fire Department, was killed Monday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Route 32 near Dewitt Mills Road in the Town of Ulster.

Sheriff’s investigators said Justin Scharschu, 28, was driving a pickup north on Route 32 at around 6:08 a.m. when the vehicle struck, or was struck, by a tree that fell into the roadway.

The truck ran off the road and came to rest in a wooded area. Scharschu was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Ulster Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by State and Town of Ulster Police, Bloomington Fire Department and Mobile Life Support Services.

 


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