24 May 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander




State Police investigators announce the names of the individuals in yesterday’s fatal accident.

The operator of a northbound motorcycle, Lester Fillingham, age 51, from Geneva was killed when he was struck by a southbound vehicle being operated by Ashley Campbell, age 22, from Geneva, NY when she crossed over into the northbound lane.

Campbell and two passengers, Maleek Odusanya, age 25, from Geneva was sent to a local hospital for minor injuries and an infant was also sent to a local hospital for precautionary measures.


The investigation is continuing.




On May 24, 2021, at approximately 4:00 p.m., the State Police responded to County Road 6 near County Route 4 in the town of Geneva for a report of a fatal accident involving a passenger car and a motorcycle.

Troopers believe the operator of a southbound passenger vehicle crossed into the northbound lane and struck a motorcycle head on killing the operator.

The operator of the car and two other passengers were taken to area hospitals for non life threatening injuries.

State Police will release the name of the deceased when the family has been notified.

The investigation is continuing.


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