A 53-year-old Tompkins County man died after his truck went off a rural road and overturned.

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Authorities say Thomas Ricciuti of Ithaca was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday.

According to New York State Police, Ricciuti had been driving a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup truck on Gulf Creek Road. The vehicle was traveling south when it left the east shoulder of the roadway. The truck struck a ditch and overturned, coming to rest on the passenger side of the vehicle.

The crash happened about one-half mile north of Shindagin Hollow Road.

State police say their investigation is continuing.

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