24 July 2021

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



On July 23, 2021, at 8:18 p.m., State Police responded to a one-vehicle roll-over crash on County Route 62 in the town of Hounsfield, Jefferson County.

A 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck, operated by Christopher M. Thompson, age 27, from Watertown, NY, was traveling westbound on County Route 62 when he drove off the south side of the road and rolled several times.  A passenger in the vehicle, 33-year-old Joshua A. Mushak from Verona, NY, was ejected from the vehicle and was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, where he is listed in critical condition. Thompson was transported to Samaritan Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.



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