State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Oswego County

ONEIDA, NY —  On July 7, 2020, at 7:01 p.m., State Police in Hastings responded to a motorcycle/vehicle crash on State Route 49 in the town of Constantia, Oswego County.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2019 pickup truck, operated by Carl T. Macrina, age 31 from Mohawk, NY was traveling eastbound on State Route 49 when he began to make a left hand turn into a business and failed to observe a 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle that was traveling westbound on State Route 49.  The operator of the motorcycle, Brian J. Zepp, age 48 from Syracuse, NY was unable to avoid striking the pickup truck. Mr. Zepp and his passenger, Lori S. Zepp were ejected from the motorcycle.

  • Brian Zepp was transported to Upstate University Hospital via Mercy Flight and is listed in critical condition.

  • Lori S. Zepp, age 55 from Syracuse, NY was transported by ambulance to Upstate University Hospital and later succumbed to her injuries.

  • Macrina was not injured in the crash.

The investigation is continuing