10 June 2022
Major Carla A. DiRienzo
Troop T Commander




Phelps, NY – On June 9, 2022, at approximately 2:40 p.m., State Police responded to a report of motorcycle crash on I-90 eastbound, in the town of Phelps.

A preliminary investigation at the scene determined that 72-year-old, John M. McNamara, of Pittsford, NY, was operating a 2006 Honda motorcycle eastbound on I-90, in the area of mile marker 327.9, when he lost control causing the motorcycle to turn sideways and overturn, ejecting McNamara.   

McNamara suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Ontario County Coroner and removed to Geneva General Hospital pending an autopsy. 

The crash remains under investigation. 


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