Update 8:45 a.m. Friday- According to State Police, 71-year-old Timothy Woodward died from his injuries sustained in the crash.
GEDDES, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — New York State Police said a 71-year-old Syracuse man died from his injuries from a crash Thursday afternoon on State Fair Boulevard at Exit 7 of I-690 westbound in the Town of Geddes.
New York State Police said Timothy Woodward was traveling westbound on I-690 when he drove off the interstate, down an embankment and struck a pickup truck.
Investigators said the driver of the pickup truck, 27-year-old Christopher Buske of Liverpool was stopped at a red light at the intersection of State Fair Boulevard and the Exit 7 ramp. Woodward’s vehicle then rolled over and came to a rest in a ditch off the westbound shoulder of State Fair Boulevard.
Woodward was taken to Upstate University Hospital, where State Police said he died from his injuries.
Buske was taken to Crouse Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The crash tied up traffic during the evening rush hour and prompted troopers to close the exit ramp for more than five hours which caused backups along I-690, it has reopened.
The investigation into the crash continues.