On September 13, 2016, Dispatch received a report of a tractor-trailer accident on Route 9 southbound. Upon arrival the South Schodack Fire Department found a seriously injured motorcyclist down in a driveway near the Pilot truck stop. The rider was a brother fireman from the Clinton Heights Fire Company. The tractor-trailer was making a left turn, and was blocking the inside lane when it was hit by the motorcycle throwing both the rider and bike. Bruen and Castleton ambulance crews performed CPR on the patient and transported him to Albany Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

– Fire News photo by Martin E. Miller