UPDATED INFORMATION /NAME RELEASED State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal accident I-90 (Berkshire Spur), Westbound near Exit B3.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.Troop T Commander
PRESS RELEASECanaan, NY – On February 6, 2018, at approximately 2:56 a.m., State Police were dispatched to investigate a serious injury accident in the area of the westbound off-ramp at Exit B3, I-90 (Berkshire Spur) in the Town of Canaan.
*******UPDATED INFORMATION/ NAME RELEASED*********The Troopers investigation revealed that Jose A. Lopez, age 32 of Springfield, MA was operating a commercial box type truck traveling westbound I-90 (Berkshire Spur) and was exiting at B3. The truck struck the end of the guiderail and traveled for approximately 200 feet before coming to rest.
Jose A. Lopez was transported by ambulance to Berkshire Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased.State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit (CVEU) and Thruway Maintenance assisted at the scene along with Canaan Fire Department.Accident scene is clear; ramp is open no traffic delays in the area.