25 May 2022

  Major Michael S. TenEyck
  Troop D Commander


State Police in Marcy is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on State Route 12 in the town of Marshall, Oneida County.

On May 25, 2022, at 10:43 a.m., A 2005 Subaru, operated by David G. Specht, age 32 from Utica, NY, was traveling southbound on Rt. 12 when he crossed over into the northbound lane and struck a 2022 Mack tractor-trailer head-on.

Specht was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the truck, Douglas R. Roberts, age 51, from Kissimmee, Florida, was transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Utica with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is continuing.




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