Waterville Man Dies Following Accident In Lebanon
Lebanon, NY (WIBX) – A Waterville man is dead after his truck was hit by a delivery van in the Town of Lebanon.
According to Madison County Sheriffs, 22-year-old Jessie Eisenhut had stopped his truck on River Road just before 5 this morning, after running out of gas.
As he refueled the vehicle, a vending machine delivery van, driven by 37-year-old Charles Hopkins of Canastota, hit the rear end of his truck, throwing Eisenhut into a roadside ditch and flipping his truck onto its side.
Hopkins’ vehicle also flipped, landing on top of Eisenhut.
Hopkins was not injured and refused treatment. Eisenhut was taken to Upstate Medical Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries early this afternoon.
Members of the Madison County Accident Reconstruction Unit are continuing to investigate the accident.