Fatal Vehicle – Pedestrian Accident Under Investigation

GRANBY – At about 4:23 p.m. today (March 8), the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office along with the NY State Police, Town of Granby Fire/Rescue and Menter Ambulance were called to the scene of a fatal vehicle pedestrian accident on Philips Road east of Rathburn Road in the Town of Granby.

Leigh E. Pooler, 91, of 130 Philips Road in the Town of Granby was crossing the road when he was struck by a on coming vehicle, according to police.

Mr. Pooler was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, Adam J. Paternoster, was not ticketed.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.