(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A man was pronounced dead after his dump truck tipped into a pond in Chautauqua County, New York.
At about 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 27, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Waterman Road in Stockton, New York (Chautauqua County). According to a report from the Sheriff’s office, a dump truck driver had been backing off the road near a pond when his truck got too close and tipped into the water.
William K. Rossow, 83, of Sinclairville, New York, had been driving the truck and was trapped in the vehicle under the water. Neighbors in the area heard the accident. They pulled Rossow out of the vehicle.
Rossow was transported to a local hospital but later was pronounced dead.