29 July 2020

  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander



State Police in Watertown is investigating a two-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Route 37 and State Route 342 in the town of Pamelia, Jefferson County.

On July 29, 2020, at 1:06 p.m., a 1995 Ford pickup truck, operated by Dale R. Patchin, age 60 from Watertown, NY was attempting to make a left turn onto State Route 342 when he failed to observe a 2019 Toyota Rav4, driven by Linda L. Eisenhauer, age 71 from Watertown, NY that was traveling south on Route 37. Both vehicles subsequently struck head-on.

Mrs. Eisenhauer was transported to Carthage Area Hospital with minor injuries. Mr. Patchin was issued a ticket for failure to yield the right of way, he was not injured in the crash


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