Herkimer, NY (June 19, 2020) – A truck driver identified as 31-year-old Eusterio Martinez, of the Bronx, was killed in a tractor-trailer crash on Wednesday morning, June 17th. It happened at around 6:33 a.m. along Interstate 90 in the town of Herkimer.
According to New York State Troopers, Martinez was traveling west in a 2004 Peterbilt tractor-trailer when the vehicle overturned off the south shoulder of the thruway. He was ejected from the cab during the crash and first responders pronounced him deceased at the scene.
A passenger in the sleeper birth of the truck, identified as 32-year-old Manuary Caraballo, of Manhattan, was transported to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica. The passenger’s injuries were reported as non-life-threatening.
Investigators are still working to determine the cause of this incident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Eusterio A. Rodriguez Martinez at this time. Our thoughts are with Manuary Caraballo and family in hopes of a full recovery.
Trucking Accidents in New York
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