State Police Investigate Motorcycle Crash In Schroeppel

State Police in Fulton tonight (Aug. 19) are investigating a motorcycle accident that occurred on State Route 481 in the town of Schroeppel.

The investigation revealed Scott J. O’Connor, 48, from Pennellville, was operating a 1997 Honda motorcycle southbound on Route 481 when he lost control of his motorcycle after rounding a curve.

The motorcycle then went off the east shoulder of the roadway, striking an earth embankment and becoming airborne striking a delineator.

The motorcycle came to rest on the west shoulder of the north bound lane ejecting O’Connor into the median.

O’Connor was transported to Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse, by Mentor Ambulance.

He is listed in serious condition, according to State Police.


  1. I want to thank all who supported my little brother Scott. Scott passed away today at 4:30 and leaves behind two children who loved him very much. Our hearts are heavy, Scott was a good man and will be missed by many. Thanks to all for your thoughts and prayers.

    Big brother Pat

  2. Thank you everybody, for supporting Scott in this terrible crash.Unfortunatly Scott passed away yesterday and I knew him for a little while because my mom dated him and I was there too. But he was a good man, and I wish I could’ve said goodbye,R.I.P.??

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