Columbia, NY (WIBX) - A one-car accident in the Town of Columbia has claimed the life of a Richfield Springs man.

State Police say 40-year old Edward Ostrander lost control of his car on Route 28 at about 5:15 Monday afternoon.

Troopers say the vehicle left the road and traveled about 200 feet down an embankment before hitting a tree.

Ostrander was pronounced dead at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown.

The accident is still under investigation.