Sheriff's Deputy Killed In 1-Car On-Duty Crash In Catskills

Feb 28, 2017

State police say a sheriff's deputy for an upstate New York county has died in a one-car on-duty crash on a road in the Catskills.

Troopers say they responded shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a crash on Route 23 in the Greene County town of Ashland, on the northern boundary of the Catskill Park 40 miles southwest of Albany.

Police say 26-year-old Deputy Kevin Haverly was driving his marked sheriff's vehicle west on the road when he left the roadway and hit a telephone pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say their investigation into the crash is continuing.

© 2017 AP

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