11 August 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



State Police in Lowville investigated a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Sears Pond Road in the town of Montague, Lewis County.

On August 8, 2020, at approximately 10 P.M., a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup truck, operated by Cody Holland was traveling west on Sears Pond Road when he lost control due to unsafe speed.  The pickup then exited the north side of the roadway striking several trees, overturning and coming to rest on the driver’s side, approximately 25-feet from the roadway.

Cody J. Holland, age 25 from Ogdensburg, NY was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A passenger, 22-year-old Braeden M. Fargo, from Ogdensburg was treated at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown for minor injuries and released.

The investigation is continuing.  


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