State Police at Kingston are continuing an investigation of an accident that left a Saugerties man dead yesterday. The accident occurred at approximately 2:15 PM yesterday afternoon on Route 32 North near the intersection of Old Route 32. Joshua Persico, 28, of Saugerties drove his car into the opposite lane colliding head on with a tractor-trailer driven by James DeRusso, 50, of Latham. Persico died at the scene and DeRusso was transported to Kingston Hospital with minor injuries. Sate Police were assisted at the scene by Town of Saugerties Police, Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and the Centerville Cedar Grove Fire Department.