State Police at Oneonta say an accident claimed the life of an Oneonta man early Thursday Morning. Troopers report that 69 year-old John Murphy was accidentally killed yesterday at 5:19 a.m when a worker was backing up a company truck at Stericycle on Lower River Street in the town of Oneonta and pinned the employee, Murphy, between the truck's trailer and the loading dock. The cause of death was listed as severe trauma. State police say there are no charges pending as it was an accident.

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