Fatal Accident In Town Of Alden

October 22, 2011 Updated Oct 22, 2011 at 6:20 PM EDT

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Fatal Accident In Town Of Alden

October 22, 2011 Updated Oct 22, 2011 at 6:20 PM EDT

TOWN OF ALDEN, NY ( NYSP release) The New York State Police report a fatal one car accident which occurred on County Line Rd. in the Town of Alden, Friday afternoon at 3:38 p.m..

FLORIAN A. WASIKOWSKI, age 73, of Alden, New York, was southbound on County Line Rd. when his vehicle veered off the west side of the road striking a culvert pipe. WASIKOWSKI’s car then went airborne and struck a utility pole broadside causing him to be pinned in the wreckage. WASIKOWSKI was extricated from the vehicle by local fire personnel and was then transported by Mercy Flight to ECMC where he later died.

State Police will be awaiting autopsy results to determine if Mr. WASIKOWSKI possibly suffered a medical condition prior to the accident.

The exact cause remains under investigation.