Man dies in Oswego County motor vehicle accident

OSWEGO, NY — At about 12:56 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate a single car motor vehicle accident in the town of Hannibal.

A 2015 Ford pickup truck was traveling easterly on State Route 176 when it left the north side of the roadway striking a tree and metal fence. The vehicle rolled onto its roof before coming to rest back on the roadway, deputies said.

The driver and sole occupant of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was wearing his seat belt, deputies said.

The name of the decedent will be released pending victim  identification.

The factors that led to the vehicle exiting the roadway leading up to the crash remains under investigation at this time, deputies said. Road conditions were not a factor, they said.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by members of Menter Ambulance, Hannibal Fire and NYSP.