Investigators comb through clues in fatal Thruway accident

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State police are combing through clues Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly truck crash on the NYS Thruway in Suffern.

Police say James Verdile, of Ulster County, was driving a Byrne Dairy truck when he plowed into the Hemion Road overpass Wednesday. Early reports indicate Verdile may have been on his cell phone at the time of the accident. Police say he died instantly.

Investigators will be on the scene until they figure out exactly what caused the accident.Related Information Driver killed when truck slams into NYS Thruway overpass

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