Chenango County Sheriff’s officials are now releasing more information about a crash in Sherburne January 11 where one man died and another was injured.

Authorities say 69-year-old Larry Cooley of Sayre, Pennsylvania was driving south on State Highway 12 in the Town of Sherburne at 10:23 a.m. when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit a vehicle driven by Lance Yerton of Sherburne.

Authorities now say Cooley, who was pronounced dead at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica, suffered a heart attack, causing him to cross into the on-coming lane.

Yerton was taken to Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital with leg and face injuries.


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