If you’ve been following the story of a fatal, head-on crash in Putnam County, the victim’s name has been released.
It was 81-year-old Henry “Hank” Bland of Spring Valley. Investigators think he was attempting to pass a semi Wednesday afternoon on Route 89 south of McNabb when his car hit an oncoming semi head-on. Bland was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt.
While autopsy and toxicology results are pending, the coroner’s office says Bland died of multiple blunt force injuries.