Fatal Crash In New Berlin

By Alice Maggiore

Fatal Crash In New Berlin

August 19, 2011 Updated Aug 19, 2011 at 10:55 AM EDT

New Berlin, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Norwich man is dead after his 4-door sedan collides with a tractor trailer.

Shane Romanowski, 21 was driving south on State Route 8 in New Berlin Wednesday around 1:30 P.M.

That's when Romanowski crossed the center line, coming into the path of a tractor trailer traveling northbound.

Romanowski was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer, Robert Yedynak, 28, was not injured.

State Route 8 was closed for 5 hours as investigators worked to reconstruct the scene.

The Chenango County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate.

At this time, it does not believe speed was a factor.

No tickets have been issued.

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