State Police Investigate Fatal Owego County Crash

Volney, N. Y. - State police are still investigating a three vehicle accident that left one woman dead.

State Police say a pickup truck, operated by 24 year old Matthew Pelton,of Phoenix, NY, was towing an enclosed trailer when he lost control, jackknifed, and crossed into the other lane, striking a car driven by 63 year old Robyn Sweeney, of Fulton.

Sweeney’s car was left facing northbound in the southbound lane when it was struck head-on by another vehicle operated by 36 year old Jennifer Loveless from North Syracuse.

Sweeney was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pelton and Loveless were treated for non life threatening injuries.

Loveless' passenger a 41 year old man was not injured.

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