Fatal crash update: driver remains hospitalized, 2 passengers released

Fatal crash update: driver remains hospitalized, 2 passengers released
St. Lawrence County Sheriff investigation (Source: WWNY)

PITCAIRN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The driver of the pickup truck involved in a fatal accident in the town of Pitcairn over the weekend remains hospitalized.

St. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Investigator Shawn McCarger told 7 News Monday morning that while the driver, 19-year-old Mason Reisinger of Carthage is still in the hospital, two passengers in his vehicle were treated at local hospitals and released.

A third passenger in the 2006 Toyota Tundra, 20-year-old Isaiah Thomas of Watertown, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Both Reisinger and Thomas were thrown from the vehicle.

The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday on State Route 3.

McCarger says the investigation into the crash is continuing.

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