Person identified in deadly Forestport crash

State Police have identified the person killed in the car crash in Forestport on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: May 25, 2019 7:05 PM
Updated: May 26, 2019 8:58 PM

UPDATE- State Police identified the person killed in the crash as David W. Fenton, 46, of Forestport.

Witnesses told troopers a black Dodge Challenger was travelling on North Lake Road at a high rate of speed.

Troopers say a NYS Forest Ranger came upon the vehicle which had left the roadway and struck a tree..

Fenton was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


FORESTPORT- At least one person is dead after a crash in Forestport.

The crash happened on North Lake Road around 3:30 on Saturday afternoon. 

Crews shut down North Lake Road between Far Road and Cross Road for much of the afternoon.

Volunteers with the Forestport Fire Department confirmed at least one person died in that crash and one car involved.

The crash is under investigation.

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