Charles A. Taylor Killed, Roxanne E. O’Connor Injured in Truck Accident in Black River, NY
Black River, NY — September 22, 2023, Charles A. Taylor was killed, and Roxanne E. O'Connor was injured in a truck crash on State Route 3 in Jefferson County, Black River, NY.
Authorities say that on September 22, a fatal accident occurred when two vehicles and a dump truck collided in Jefferson County for unknown reasons. According to reports, the crash happened just after noon on State Route 3. Investigators say a Hyundai was traveling along Route 3 when it was struck by a Dodge Ram heading east. Sources say the collision positioned the Hyundai to get hit by an oncoming dump truck. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
Officials confirmed Hyundai passenger Charles A. Taylor, 79, suffered fatal injuries. The 74-year-old driver, Roxanne E. O'Connor, reportedly sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to an area hospital for medical attention. No other injuries were reported.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the events that led to the crash.