A Dutchess County, NY resident died from his injuries yesterday morning after colliding head-on with a flatbed truck on Route 9. The man, whose information has not yet been released, was reportedly traveling northbound when he crossed the double yellow lines and struck a southbound 10-wheel flat-bed truck.
Emergency personnel indicated that upon arrival at the scene, the driver of the car was breathing but unconscious as he was cut away from the wreck by members of the Garrison Fire Department.
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Driver dies after car-flatbed crash on Route 9 in Philipstown, Journal News, Rob Ryser, November 10, 2009.