A Delhi man is dead after a one-vehicle crash over the weekend in the Town of Franklin.

According to state police, police at Oneonta responded to the scene of a one-vehicle crash near 8371 County Highway 16 just after 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th. Police say 74-year-old Gjeto Vulaj was traveling south when the vehicle left the road and caught on fire. A family member and another citizen who were traveling behind Vulaj attempted to help him out of the vehicle.

Emergency crews were eventually able to extricate Vulaj from the vehicle and take him to A O Fox Hospital. Police say he did not survive. The family member who attempted to help Vulaj sustained smoke inhalation and burns.