NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Jeffrey A. VanAuken
Troop C Commander
On September 10, 2022, shortly after 8:00 a.m., New York State Police at Ithaca were dispatched by Tompkins County 911 to a report of a vehicle that crashed into a wooded area off Coddington Road in the town of Ithaca.
An investigation at the scene revealed that sometime in the morning hours of September 10, Shea T. Colbert, age 20 of Bridgewater, NJ was traveling south east on Coddington Road in the town of Ithaca. Colbert exited the roadway and struck multiple trees within the wooded area. Colbert was deceased on scene. No one else was in the vehicle.
Troopers were assisted by members of Bangs Ambulance, Ithaca Fire Department and the Medical Examiner.
The investigation is on-going.