FULTON, NY — State Police in Fulton is investigating a fatal three-vehicle crash that occurred on County Route 6 just south of Weller Road in the town of Volney.
On December 27, 2021, at 4:04 p.m., a 2014 Dodge pickup truck, operated by Matthew C. Pelton, age 24, from Phoenix, NY, was towing an enclosed trailer was traveling northbound on County Route 6 when he lost control, jackknifed, and entered the southbound lane and struck a 2012 Kia Forte, operated by Robyn M. Sweeney, age 63 from Fulton, NY. Sweeney’s vehicle was then facing northbound in the southbound lane when it was struck head-on by a 2016 Mazda SUV, operated by Jennifer L. Loveless, age 36, from North Syracuse, causing the KIA to exit the roadway and come to rest in a hedgerow.
Pelton was transported to Upstate University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Robyn Sweeney was pronounced deceased at the scene. Jennifer Loveless was transported to Crouse Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A 41-year-old male passenger in the Mazda was not injured in the crash.
The crash is still under investigation.