Fatal Accident Victim Identified

On Nov. 10, members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal motor vehicle accident on State Route 3, at the intersection of County Route 7, in the town of Hannibal.

Release of the victim’s name was withheld at the time of initial press release pending positive identification by the Onondaga County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The victim in this accident has been positively identified as 66-year-old John W. Fredette, of 201 Highland St., Fulton.

The operator of the 2005 Buick Le Sabre, Harry J. Vanburen, of 77 Tallman St., in Oswego, was issued a uniform traffic ticket (UTT) for failure to yield the right of way at a stop sign.