Garbage truck crash leaves 1 dead along Spencerport Road in Gates

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UPDATE: According to the Gates Police Department, 63-year-old Paul Laudico, of Bergen was the man killed in the fatal crash on Spencerport Road on Wednesday.


GATES, N.Y. (WROC) — One person is dead after a crash involving a garbage truck and two other vehicles along Spencerport Road in Gates.

It happened around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday on Spencerport Road near Virginia Manor Road.

According to Gates police, a man driving a small compact car was stopped, waiting to turn left onto Virginia Manor Drive, when his car was rear ended by the garbage truck. The compact car was forced into the westbound lane, where it was hit by a pickup truck.

The driver of the compact car was pronounced dead at the scene. He has not been identified.

Police say none of the other drivers were hurt. Traffic charges are expected.

According to the Gates Fire Department, Spencerport Road will be closed between Limerick Lane and Cross Gates Road “for a significant amount of time.”

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