Police looking for possible witness in fatal Rome crash

Photo courtesy of Rome Police

Rome police are looking for help identifying a person that they believe witnessed the fatal crash on May 21 that killed a woman and sent a man to the hospital.

Posted: Jun 3, 2020 1:54 PM
Updated: Jun 3, 2020 1:56 PM

ROME, N.Y. – Rome police are looking for help identifying a person that they believe witnessed the fatal crash on May 21 that killed a woman and sent a man to the hospital.

The accident happened at the intersection of Black River Boulevard and East Dominick Street just before midnight. Jasmine Finch, 20, was hit and killed at the scene, and 33-year-old Travis Carpenter was taken to University Hospital in Syracuse to be treated for injuries. Both Finch and Carpenter were hit while riding their bicycles.

Police arrested 21-year-old Greish M. Ortega-Lebron on May 22. She is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, operating a motor vehicle with BAC of .08% or greater and driving while intoxicated.

Anyone with information on the person in the photo, or knows someone who would have been near the scene at the time of the crash, should contact Det. Sharon Rood at 315-339-7716.

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