NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Brian Shortall
Troop C Commander
On Saturday, February 29, 2020 at approximately 8:15 a.m., New York State Police at Binghamton responded to a reported two-vehicle crash in the 200 block of Castle Creek Road in the town of Chenango.
An investigation revealed that Mallory Neira, age 22 of Owego, NY was operating a Toyota Avalon and traveling was southbound on Castle Creek Road. Harold Sickles, age 82 of Binghamton, NY was operating a Buick Lucerne northbound on Castle Creek Road. The roadway was snow covered and Neira lost control of her vehicle, she crossed into the northbound lane and struck Sickles’s vehicle head-on.
Neira transported to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital. Sickles was transported by Chenango Ambulance to Wilson Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The accident remains under investigation.