NYSP: Tractor-trailer driver dies after rollover crash on SR 37 near Redwood

NYSP news release

REDWOOD, NY — State Police in Alexandria Bay is investigating a tractor-trailer rollover crash that occurred on State Route 37 just north of the hamlet of Redwood in the town of Alexandria, Jefferson County.

At approximately 5:53 a.m., State Police, along with Redwood Fire Dept and Alexandria Bay Fire Department, and Ambulance, responded to the scene.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling south on State Route 37 when the operator of the vehicle possibly suffered a medical event prior to exiting the right shoulder of the roadway. The operator of the vehicle was initially treated at the scene and then transported to River Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced deceased.

At this time, the investigation is continuing, and the release of the name of the operator is pending next of kin notification.