SAUGERTIES – A Saugerties man was killed Thursday morning when his pickup truck struck a tree and went down an embankment.
Police said Carl Miles, 65, was driving south on John Joy Road in Saugerties in pickup with a trailer when the truck crossed lanes, struck a tree and crashed down the hill.
Miles, who was alone in the vehicle, died at the scene.
Detectives are continuing their investigation into the cause of the crash.
Saugerties Police were assisted by members of Diaz Ambulance, Centerville Fire and Woodstock fire departments and State Police.