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New York State Trooper Dies in Wyoming County

Ross Riley was a 17 year veteran of the force

New York State Trooper Dies in Wyoming County

WYOMING COUNTY N.Y--(WENY-TV)--  A New York State Trooper has died during training exercises Wednesday at Letchworth State Park in Wyoming County.

Trooper Ross Riley was a 17 year veteran of the force, he fell from a ledge and dropped 30 feet into Wolf Creek. Riley was taken to the hospital where he died.  Governor Cuomo released this statement regarding Riley's death. "Following this unfortunate tragedy, our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Trooper Ross Riley." The governor went on to talk about Riley's commitment to the job.