07 October 2020
 
 

 NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
 Captain Barry Chase
 Acting Troop E Commander
 

 

PRESS RELEASE
 
On October 7, 2020, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the State Police investigated a 1 car fatal accident on the 104 eastbound access road from Five Mile Line Road to Hard Road in the town of Webster.  The operator, Sheldon Wethington, age 28, was attempting to exit 104 at the Hard Road Exit when his vehicle left the south shoulder and crossed over the access lanes and struck the ditch causing it to overturn multiple times. Wethington was transported to Strong Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The 2 children passengers ages, 1 and 4, who were in child seats, were taken to Strong Hospital for non life threatening injuries.
 
The investigation is continuing. 
 

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