MILTON, NY – The Saratoga County Sheriff reports an accident on Route 29 in Milton this morning killed a local man.
Officers received a 911 call at 8:44 a.m. and responded to the scene, where Joseph Mabb, 45, of Milton was deceased.
The investigation shows that a driver traveling east on Route 29 hit pedestrian Mabb, also traveling east. The driver lost sight of the roadway for a moment and struck the pedestrian. He was ticketed for failure to use designated land, and is scheduled to appear in Milton Town Court on January 13.
The incident was reconstructed and investigated by the Sheriff's Office Accident Investigations Unit. Route 29 was closed for approximately three hours during the investigation. The Sheriff's Dept. was assisted by the Rock City Falls Fire Dept. and Community EMS.
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