31 July 2020
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
On July 30, 2020, at approximately 11:30 p.m., State Police responded to a report of an ATV crash near 1105 County Route 37 in the town of Massena. An investigation at the scene revealed that 44-year-old Michael J. Markes of Massena was driving east on County Route 37 when he struck a deer that had entered the roadway. He was ejected and suffered a head injury. Markes was transported by Massena Rescue to Massena Memorial Hospital. He was later air-lifted to SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse in critical but stable condition.

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