On October 9, 2023, at 10:13 A.M., Troopers out of SP Jamestown responded to a two-vehicle collision on State Route 60 in the town of Pomfret. The investigation determined that a 2017 GMC was traveling southbound on State Route 60 and crossed into the northbound lane and struck a 2023 Mack head-on. The operator of the GMC, Samuel D. Lobley, 41 of Dunkirk, NY was pronounced deceased at the scene. Due to a diesel fuel leak, the NYS DEC responded to the scene.
Lobley was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.
The NYSP Collision Reconstruction Unit, Commercial Enforcement Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and Fredonia Fire Company assisted in this investigation.