NYSP: 2 injured when jet ski crashes into a fishing boat on Oneida Lake in Brewerton

NYSP news release

BREWERTON, NY —  On July 19, 2021, at approximately 7 p.m., State Police were dispatched to a reported Jet Ski crash on Oneida Lake near Three Mile Bay.

A 2003 Seadoo Jet Ski operated by Michael Easterly, age 54, from Liverpool, along with a passenger, Samantha Precourt, age 31 from Syracuse, were traveling on Oneida Lake when they failed to observe a boat and struck the bow of the bass fishing boat.

Neither occupant of the boat sustained any injury.

Easterly was Airlifted to Upstate University Hospital and is listed in critical condition with a severe leg injury. Precourt was transported to Upstate University Hospital with Leg and facial injuries.

The investigation into the crash is continuing.

State Police were assisted at the scene by the South Bay Fire Department, Brewerton Fire Department, West Monroe Fire Department, Constantia Fire Department, and North Shore Ambulance.