Driver Dead After Traffic Crash Suffered Chest Injury Before the Collision
State Police are investigating what they’re calling a suspicious death.
Just after midnight, troopers and EMS were called to an accident on Plainfield Pike, Route 14-A east of Church Street in the town of Sterling.
Investigators found a car that had been involved in a crash with the operator dead inside.
Meantime, troopers had responded to a secondary scene where a verbal dispute had apparently taken place where the driver was initially injured.
They says the operator had a chest injury not related to the crash.
The name of the dead person is has not been released pending family notification and a post mortem exam scheduled for Tuesday.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact state police.