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A Pittsfield man died in a single-vehicle crash in New York early Sunday morning.

MALTA, N.Y. — A Pittsfield man died early Sunday morning from injuries suffered in a single-vehicle crash in New York, according to police. 

Paul N. Houston was traveling south on Interstate 87 in Malta, shortly before 6 a.m., when his vehicle drifted off the eastern shoulder and crashed into a tree in the median, New York State Police said in a news release. 

Houston, 59, was alone in the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and suffered serious injuries. He died at Albany Medical Center.

Malta is about 20 miles north of Troy. Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash.

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Amanda Burke covers Pittsfield City Hall for The Berkshire Eagle. An Ithaca, New York native, she previously worked at The Herald News of Fall River and the Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise.