NYSP Update: Fatal I-781 accident

PAMELIA —  On Sept. 1, 2021, at 9:17 a.m., State Police responded to a report of a one-vehicle roll-over crash that occurred on the Interstate 781 east on-ramp in the town of Pamelia, Jefferson County.

The preliminary investigation has determined a 2006 Dodge pickup truck was traveling eastbound on I-781 in the town of Pamelia when the operator failed to negotiate a curve and overcorrected causing the vehicle to overturn.

The operator of the vehicle, Brandon L. Needy, age 29, Fort Drum, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

State Police were assisted at the scene by Pamelia Fire Department, North Pole Fire Department, and Evans Mills Ambulance.