Crash Claims Life of West Monroe Man

Members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office and the Constantia Fire Department responded to Dutcherville Road east of Lewis Road, in the town of Constantia, for a single-car motor vehicle accident today (April 19).

Further investigation revealed that the lone occupant, John W. Scrimale of West Monroe, was operating a Chevrolet Malibu in a westerly direction on Dutcherville Road when he left the roadway then struck a culvert and tree.

Mr. Scrimale was pronounced dead at the scene.

Unsafe speed and failure to keep right were contributing factors to the accident, deputies report.

The investigation is continuing.