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Crash claims life of town of Watertown man

One person died when a truck hauling milk crashed in the town of Theresa Wednesday afternoon.
One person died when a truck hauling milk crashed in the town of Theresa Wednesday afternoon.(WWNY)
Published: Mar. 30, 2022 at 1:21 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 30, 2022 at 3:27 PM EDT
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TOWN OF THERESA, New York (WWNY) - A 49-year-old town of Watertown man died Wednesday afternoon when the truck he was driving left the road and overturned.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as Randall William “Bill” Rink of Spring Valley Drive.

The crash happened at 12:20 p.m. on Route 26 in the town of Theresa.

Officials say Rink’s truck was hauling milk when it crashed.

According to officials, a witness told them the truck left the road, appeared to overcorrect, left the road again and overturned.

Rink was pronounced dead at the scene.

The sheriff’s office says investigators are still looking into why the truck went off the road.

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