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Fatal Crash In Oswego County

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By Fox 40 News Staff.
A car accident took the life of a young man in Palmero Saturday morning.

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 6:20 am on County Route 45.

The driver John M, Whalen, 21 of Central Square was traveling southeast near Island Road in a 2002 GMC. He drove off of the east side shoulder of the roadway causing the vehicle to roll over and strike utility pole. Upon striking the pole, Whalen was ejected from the vehicle and thrown sixty feet.

Whalen was transported to the Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse where he later died from his injuries.

Authorities are not yet sure of the exact cause of the incident however the investigation is continuing.