30 July 2022

  Major Michael S. TenEyck
  Troop D Commander


State Police in Lysander is investigating a fatal roll-over crash that occurred on Verplank Road just east of Bennett Road in the town of Clay, Onondaga County.

On July 30, 2022, at 6:19 a.m., a 2017 Hyundai Accent, operated by Kayla M. Fitzsimmons, age 31, from Central Square, NY was traveling west on Verplank Road when she failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and lost control.  The vehicle exited the shoulder of the roadway, struck several trees, and rolled over.

Fitzsimmons was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

State Police were assisted at the scene by Northern Onondaga Volunteer Ambulance (NOVA).


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