CROGHAN A Malone man was killed late Saturday after he lost control of his vehicle while driving his wife to the hospital for a medical emergency.
According to the Lewis County Sheriffs Office, Sam E. Demo, 57, was driving with Kathi R. Demo, 54, when their 2001 Pontiac Grand Am went off the left shoulder of Effley Falls Road at about 11:52 p.m., rolling over three times before landing in brush.
Deputies said Mr. Demo was ejected from the car during the crash, and died of his injuries at the scene. Mrs. Demo, taken to Lewis County General Hospital, Lowville, was treated for apparent minor injuries.
Aiding sheriffs deputies at the scene were the Croghan Fire Department, Croghan Ambulance and Beaver Falls Ambulance.