Malone man ‘seriously injured’ in crash, New York State Police say

DANNEMORA, NY —  On Aug. 23, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., State Police responded to a report of a car vs. motorcycle collision on State Route 374 in the village of Dannemora.

A 2006 Subaru Legacy operated by 28-year-old Kelsey Neri of Saranac, was traveling west on State Route 374 and was making a left turn into the parking lot of Maggy’s Pharmacy, when her vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by a 2013 Ducate 796 motorcycle operated by 21-year-old Fletcher A. Russell of Malone. Russell was also traveling west, attempting to overtake her vehicle from behind. Russell was ejected and landed in the front of Neri’s vehicle. He was transported by Dannemora EMS to the University of Vermont Health Network at the Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh for head and leg injuries. He was later flown to the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, VT.

Neri had minor lacerations to her arms. She declined medical treatment. This Investigation is ongoing.


NYSP news release