19 June 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



On June 18, 2020, at  4:47 p.m., State Police in Alexandria Bay responded to Ager Falls in the town of Lyonsdale, NY, for a reported drowning.

The investigation had revealed Abraham Whay, age 16 from Utica, NY, was walking across rocks near a concrete dam when he slipped, fell into the fast-moving waterfalls, and didn’t resurface.

Whay was located and pronounced deceased at the scene. 

The investigation is continuing. 




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