22 July 2022

  Major Michael S. TenEyck
  Troop D Commander



On July 22, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., State Police in Pulaski responded to a reported drowning in Lake Ontario in the town of Sandy Creek.

The victim, 65-year-old George D. Vitetta, from Schenectady, NY, was recovered from Lake Ontario from an apparent accidental drowning.

The following agencies assisted the State Police at the scene:

  • Oswego County Fire Coordinator’s Office
  • Sandy Creek Fire Department
  • Ringgold Fire Department
  • Phoenix Fire Department
  • Minetto Fire Department
  • Oswego County Mobile Cascade Unit
  • Oswego County Sheriff’s Department
  • Oswego County Dive Team
  • New York State Park Police
  • Northern Oswego County Ambulance
  • Jefferson County STAR Unit
  • United States Coast Guard
  • Ft. Drum Aviation



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