Two Teens Electrocuted After Striking Tree In Oswego County

Redfield, N.Y. - Oswego County Sheriffs are investigating the electrocution death of two teenagers.

Wednesday night around 11 a truck driven by 17 year old Madysen Young of Sandy Creek, with 3 other teenagers inside it, ran into a tree that had fallen across Route 17 in the Town of Redfield.

The truck wound up in a ditch. Young and another passenger 17 year old Matthew Bice of Albion got out of the truck and came in contact with power lines that were entangled in the tree.

Both Young and Bice were pronounced dead at the scene.

The two other passengers both 16 survived.

Blurred view of ambulance driving at dusk

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