Crash kills Farmington man, 71, vehicle struck tree

A 71-year-old Farmington man was killed in a crash Sunday afternoon, Sept. 26 at County Highway A and Indian Lore Rd in the Town of Farmington. His 64-year-old female passenger was hurt.

It happened around 2:30 p.m.

Officials said life-saving efforts were performed on the man, who was driving but were unsuccessful. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but officials said a preliminary investigation revealed the driver lost consciousness just prior to the crash, went off the road and struck a tree.


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