State trooper injured early Thursday in Stockholm crash

News release

MASSENA, NY —  On April 29, 2021, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Trooper Brian J. Labarge, SP Massena, was operating a marked State Police vehicle, traveling south on State Highway 420 in the town of Stockholm, responding to an emergency call, when an uninvolved State Police vehicle traveling in front of Trooper Labarge applied brakes to turn left onto West Mahoney Road.

Trooper Labarge was unable to stop in time and veered to the west shoulder to avoid striking the other State Police vehicle, striking the guide rail.

Trooper Labarge was treated at Massena Memorial Hospital for pain in his left arm and chest, and released.