On November 17, 2020, at approximately 6:32 p.m. State Police responded to Irish Settlement Road at the intersection of Mason Street in the town of Schuyler Falls for a report of a two-car crash. An investigation at the scene revealed that a 2015 Nissan Rogue operated by 21-year-old Tanner R. Reome, of Plattsburgh, was traveling south on Mason Street, when he failed to stop at the stop sign and struck a 2016 Honda Fit operated by 33-year-old Sarah M. Harwell of Schuyler Falls, that was traveling east on Irish Settlement Road. Sarah and her passenger, 59-year-old Robert E. Harwell, of Schuyler Falls, were transported to the University of Vermont Healthcare Network at the Champlain Valley Phsyician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh with non-life-threatening injuries. A third passenger in Harwell’s vehicle, 2-year-old Scarlet R. Lavigne, was not injured. Reome declined medical treatment. He was subsequently arrested and charged with Felony DWAI-Drugs due to a previous conviction in the preceding ten years. He was also charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 1st degree. Reome was released with tickets to appear in the Schuyler Falls Town Court at a later date.
State Police were assisted at the scene by the New York State Department of Conservation and the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office.