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Posted on: August 8, 2021

Man killed in Fort Ann accident

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Date of Incident: Sunday, August 08, 2021

Time of Incident: 7:33PM

Incident Location: Patten Mills Road

Township: Fort Ann

Case # 2021-009791

INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED: Keith A. Hill Age: 40 Address: Ferry Blvd South Glens Falls, NY 

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a missing person report on Patten Mills Road in the Town of Fort Ann. Deputies were advised that Keith A. Hill, age 40 , had left from Patten Mills Road operating his motorcycle by himself. Friends and family became concerned when they did not hear from Hill and Deputies began to retrace what would have been his route of travel.

At about 9:21 PM, Hill was located deceased at a crash site, well off the roadway on Patten Mills Road and down an embankment.

Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash to try and determine the cause of the accident.

A portion of Patten Mills Road was closed while the scene was being cleared.

The accident remains under investigation.

ASSISTING AGENCIES: West Fort Ann Fire, Fort Edward and Fort Ann EMS

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