08 July 2021
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE

 On July 5, 2021, at approximately 1:26 a.m., State Police responded to a one-car motor vehicle crash on State Route 458, in the town of Waverly.  An investigation revealed that a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu operated by 38-year-old Lance A. Jensen of Nicholville, was traveling north on State Route 458, when the vehicle ran off the east shoulder of the roadway. The vehicle then swerved back to the roadway, rolled multiple times before coming to rest. Jensen was ejected during the crash. He was transported by St. Regis Falls EMS and later died at the Canton Potsdam Hospital. A passenger, 36-year-old Rachel L. Nickels of Canton, was transported by St. Regis Falls EMS to Canton Potsdam Hospital for hand injuries. The crash remains under investigation. 

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