December 31, 2017




Fatal accident in Chatham

Deputy investigates at the scene

CHATHAM – A 59-year-old Chatham man was killed late Saturday morning when the pickup truck he was driving ran off Waldorf Road in Chatham and struck a tree.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office reported that after the impact, the vehicle came to rest in the roadway.
David Mitchison was pronounced dead at the scene, deputies said.

The cause of the 11:18 a.m. accident just west of Route 203 is under investigation. An autopsy is scheduled for January 2.

Assisting at the scene were Valatie Rescue Squad and North Chatham Fire Department.



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