This past Sunday morning, there was a motor vehicle fatality on the Northway in Malta, New York. This unfortunate incident involved a Pittsfield man.

WTEN/10 News Albany reports that according to New York State Police, a 59-year-old Pittsfield man died early Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on the Northway in Malta, New York.

The man, Paul N. Houston of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was traveling south on the Northway in a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, according to State Troopers. At some point, just shortly before 6 a.m., the Grand Cherokee drifted over the shoulder and hit a tree that was in the median.

Troopers said that Houston, who was traveling by himself, was then transported to Albany Medical Center. He later died from injuries sustained in the crash.

At this time, the cause of the crash remains under investigation. For more, visit WTEN's website here.

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