Schroeppel Accident Kills Teen

A pickup truck slammed into a farm vehicle parked along the side of a street in the town of Schroeppel Monday night.

The accident left a teenager dead and another one badly hurt.

State Police say Eric Wilsey of Fulton was driving along Peter Scott Road at about 7:00 p.m. Monday night.  His pickup truck slammed into a truck parked along the side of the road.

Wilsey’s passenger, 17 year old Sean Gronau, was killed.  Wilsey suffered serious internal injuries, police said.

Police said the truck was there to load corn from a farm.  The owner of the truck had been contracted by the farm’s owner to harvest the corn.  The truck stuck out into the roadway, police said.

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