State Police investigate a fatal accident in the Town of Florence

TOWN OF FLORENCE, NY -- NY State Police are investigating a fatal one car accident in the Town of Florence.

Posted: Aug 31, 2019 10:34 PM

TOWN OF FLORENCE, NY -- NY State Police are investigating a fatal one car accident in the Town of Florence.

The preliminary investigation has revealed a 1989 Chevrolet pick-up truck operated by 26-year-old, Jared O. Platt was traveling southbound on Osceola Road when he failed to negotiate a curve and drove off of the roadway and struck a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, Kyle Z. Platt, age 26, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Jared Platt was air-lifted by Mercy Flight to Upstate University Hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

The investigation is continuing.

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