Woman dies in Lewis County ATV crash

Woman dies in Lewis County ATV crash
ATV Accident (Source: WWNY)

LAKE BONAPARTE, N.Y. (WWNY) - State Police have released the name of the woman who died in an ATV/truck crash that happened near Lake Bonaparte early Friday afternoon.

State Police said Tammy Shears, 53, of Savannah, NY, was driving east on North Shore Road in the town of Diana when she went around a sharp curve and drove into the path of a 2018 Dodge pick-up truck. Shears then tried to avoid the truck, overturning the ATV.

The crash happened a little before 1 p.m.

Shears and a passenger on the ATV, Bailey Dougherty, 28, from Sodus Point, were both ejected.

State Police said Shears was pronounced dead at the scene was Daughterty was airlifted to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse with “severe leg injuries.”

The driver of the truck, Isaiah Young, 20, of Gouverneur, was not injured.

State Police are continuing the investigation.

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