Update: Troopers charge Oswego County woman in connection with fatal crash

NYSP news release

CENTRAL SQUARE, NY —  On June 22, 2022, State Police in Hastings arrested Daschalee R. Nelipowitz, age 24 from Central Square, NY, for the following charges:

Vehicular Manslaughter 1st degree, a class “C” felony
Aggravated DWI, a class “E” felony
Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class “A” misdemeanor

The investigation into the crash determined that Nelipowitz had operated the vehicle while intoxicated, with a BAC of 0.10%, and caused the crash which resulted in the death of her one-year-old infant daughter and only passenger.

Ms. Nelipowitz was remanded to the supervision of the Oswego County Probation Department, with the case being held over for Grand Jury.


State Police in Hastings is investigating a fatal one-vehicle crash that occurred on April 22, 2022, on State Route 49 near Adrian Circle in the town of Constantia, Oswego County.

The preliminary investigation has determined, at 4:22 p.m., a 2013 Chevrolet Traverse, operated by Daschalee R. Nelipowitz, age 23, from Central Square, NY, was traveling westbound on RT. 49 when she lost control, struck an earth embankment, went airborne, and struck multiple trees with the passenger’s side of the vehicle.

Daschalee was not injured in the crash. Her 1-year-old daughter, a backseat passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Upstate University Hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

The investigation is continuing.

If anyone has any information regarding this crash, they are asked to contact State Police at (315) 366-6000.

State Police were assisted at the scene by Constantia Fire Department and North Shore Ambulance.