A 32-year-old Utica man was killed in a head-on crash on Route 12 in the town of Marshall on Wednesday.

That's according to New York State Police in Marcy who say the accident occurred at approximately 10:43 on Wednesday morning. The victim is identified as David Specht.

At this time, Troopers believe Specht was traveling southbound in a 2005 Subaru when he crossed the center and into the northbound lane and crashed head-on with a Mack tractor trailer.

photo from Rt. 12 fatal accident scene via New York State Police
photo from Rt. 12 fatal accident scene via New York State Police
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Specht was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer was identified as Douglas Roberts, 51, of Florida. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident investigation is ongoing.

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