Gun expert dies in Brookfield accident
July 13, 2007
By Jennifer Fusco
BROOKFIELD â€" A well-known gun expert and author was killed and another man injured in a tractor-trailer-car collision Thursday night, according to the Madison County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
James Cirillo, 76, of West Edmeston, was driving west on Welsh Road around 7 p.m. when his vehicle entered Route 8 into the path of an 18-wheel tractor-trailer driven by Christopher Madison, 36, of Richardson Avenue in Utica, deputies said.
The tractor-trailer struck Cirilloâ€™s vehicle on the driverâ€™s side, deputies said.
Cirillo died at the scene. Madison was treated for back injuries at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, deputies said.