13 January 2021

 Major Barry C. Chase
 Troop E Commander




State Police release the name of the woman killed last night in an accident on St-Rte 104 near I-590.

Cassandra Abraham, age 28, from Rochester was killed when her vehicle slammed into the back of a tractor trailer on St-Rte 104 in the town of Irondequoit.  The operator of the tractor trailer, Syed Akbar, age 31, from Hamilton, Ontario was not injured.

Investigators believe speed may be a factor and the investigation is continuing.




On January 12, 2021, at approximately 10:46 p.m., the State Police responded to the area of St-Rte 104 and I-590 in the town of Irondequoit for a car vs. tractor trailer fatal accident.  The operator of a passenger car traveling westbound on St-Rte 104 near I-590  when for an unknown reason struck the back of a westbound tractor trailer.

The operator of the passenger vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.  The operator of the tractor trailer was not injured.

State Police will release more information later today and the investigation is continuing.

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