Fatal crash on Route 22a in Benson

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BENSON — A 68-year-old man from New York was killed during a two-vehicle crash in Benson yesterday.

The crash took place on Route 22a at around 8:30 p.m.

According to the report, Vincent Thorn, of Northport, NY, was attempting to make a left turn from Lake Road onto Route 22a prior to the crash.

Thorn was struck by Viktor Pankovskyi, 53, of Brooklyn, NY, as he was traveling south on Route 22a.

Thorn was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Pankovskyi was uninjured during the crash.

Troopers were assisted on the scene by the Benson Volunteer Fire Dept and Fair Haven Rescue.

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