State Police say Jordin Schumacher, 22, Theresa, died early Saturday morning after his car hit a guard rail on Route 11 in the Town of Watertown. Police say speed was a factor.
The accident occurred between the intersections with Route 232 and County Route 64 around 1:30 am. Police say Schumacher was northbound and crossed the middle line of Route 11 and hit guard rails on the opposite side of the road.
Schumacher was pronounced dead on scene. Troopers are still investigating whether alcohol was a cause in the accident. A toxicology report and an autopsy scheduled for Monday should reveal more details.
Town of Watertown Fire, Town of Watertown Ambulance, and Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies also responded. Route 11 was closed for a short time beginning at 1:50 am.
Monday, February 8, 2016, Watertown, NY